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My short story A Boon for Sara in Indian Literature journal

My short story titled ‘A Boon for Sara’ was published last year in the bimonthly journal Indian Literature by Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of letters in India). Whatever recent work I have had a chance to publish,  has mostly been in an online … Continue reading

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My short story ‘One Saturday Morning’ in Indian Short Fiction

It is strange how writing can be influenced in subtle and indirect ways. For my birthday six months ago, my husband had gifted me “On Writing”. It is a fantastic book with valuable lessons on writing by Stephen King, the … Continue reading

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My short story ‘A Tiger’s Tale’ in The Literary Yard

The seeds of my short story ‘A Tiger’s Tale’ were sown during an ‘Intro to Creative Writing’ course (a birthday gift from the hubby) that I took at The Writing Salon early last year. As part of an assignment to write something starting with “I … Continue reading

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My story ‘Gardening’ in eFiction India magazine

The May 2014 issue (Vol.02 Issue. 08) of eFiction India magazine describes their theme as follows: “This month’s issue is all about celebrating our flaws and giving them a shape that makes them truly flaw(e)some.” Flawed indeed, is the central character in my … Continue reading

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My short story ‘Sailing Away’ posted on The Bactrian Room

My short story ‘Sailing Away’ has been accepted and posted on The Bactrian Room. The editor gave me valuable feedback. Here is what he said: “I notice that you use the word “but” a lot. You need to watch that … Continue reading

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Because I can’t write poetry …

…  I tried my hand at micro fiction. The path that lead me to it was when my interest in the genre of flash fiction was rekindled recently. Flash fiction or the short short story as it is called is … Continue reading

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Short story ‘A Colorful Evening’ published!

A short story titled ‘A Colorful Evening’ written by me has had the good fortune of getting published online in the bi-monthly literary e-journal Muse India, issue 42 Mar-Apr 2012. I had been notified by the editor beforehand and was … Continue reading

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