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Drabble: Murder

Drabble: Murder

A drabble is an extremely short work of fiction of approximately one hundred words in length. She hated it when someone disturbed her. Over the years she had learnt to remain calm. But today was just one those days. The little thing just wouldn’t stop bugging her. ‘That’s it, I’ve had enough of you!’ she screamed at the little creature. She picked up the nearest weapon she could find and whacked the poor little thing silencing the irritating noise forever. ‘Why … Read entire article »

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Rebirth

Rebirth

This post is published as an entry for the KING AND QUEEN OF 55F CONTEST – The first ever unique, challenge for the coveted title in micro fiction category. To catch the crowning moments and also be part of future editions and other contests, visit and register at Cafe GingerChai 1 “Words are all I have, to take your heart away.” he once sang expressing his feelings for the girl he loved. Although the words … Read entire article »

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The Mystery

The Mystery

This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 17; the seventeenth edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following Blog-a-Ton. “Why can’t you just believe me for once? I am telling you the date was 21st march!” exclaimed Asif. “How many times am I supposed to tell you! It was 22nd march 12:05 A.M, not 21st … Read entire article »

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The Painting

The Painting

January 1st 2006 9:00 A.M. “Ram, can you pass the butter, please?” said Swati, as she intensely read the newspaper. “Can you believe these guys?” she said, turning the news paper towards her husband. “I mean, how can these guys just evict people out of their homes like this? I am telling you…” “Honey, honey, honey” Ram said, cutting Swati short. “You can go all guns blazing when we are in the car. But, right now please … Read entire article »

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Fiction 77: Race against time

Fiction 77: Race against time

Fiction 77 is a piece of fiction written in a maximum of 77 words “Up the staircase, through the corridor – you’ll find what you’re looking for” Hearing this, his eyes lit up. He rushed through the hall, pushing the people aside. It was a race against time; it was a question of life and death for him. He was delighted at was he saw as he threw open the door. Ten minutes later “Honey, is everything alright?” “No, it’s not. You … Read entire article »

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Return

Return

“I am sorry mom. I am really sorry, but I have to do this. I’ll return this as soon as possible.” said Sahil to himself.  “Somebody’s been stealing from my purse.” said Shanti to her husband. “I had Rs 30000 with me. They were meant for Sahil’s school fees and I couldn’t find them this morning.”  “What? Have you looked everywhere? You may have dropped it somewhere. Don’t jump to any conclusions.” replied her husband.  “I have looked … Read entire article »

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Fiction 55: For just Rs 5000

Fiction 55: For just Rs 5000

Fiction 55 is a form of writing where the whole story has to fit in 55 words. ********** “What? They expect you to do the job without a gun?” I asked the young man. He smiled and replied, “Don’t ask me, asked the boss. I just need the 5000 bucks he gives me.” “What are you doing sitting there!” screamed a voice. “Open the gate you moron! Who’s the watchman, you or me?” ********** P.S. While I waiting for a friend, … Read entire article »

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Micro-fiction: Whatever god wills

Micro-fiction: Whatever god wills

“What a day it’s been! I’ve never been this happy! ” I said to myself as I drove back home. There was magic in the brisk wind that blew past my face. The signal turned red and I had to stop. As I stretched my arms, I saw a frightened face staring at me. I stared back at her with a puzzled look. As I saw her finger pointing towards my bike’s headlight, I realized why. On it … Read entire article »

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Fiction 55: Freedom

Fiction 55: Freedom

Fiction 55 is a form of writing where the whole story has to fit in 55 words. Today, I would finally be released from captivity. Although it’s been just five days, it feels like ages. Even though this relief isn’t for too long, it’s still worth it. After all, I would get to see my wife and kids after five days. “Hey dude!” said a voice behind me. “Have a happy weekend!” ****** P.S. I am sure I saw my fellow … Read entire article »

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The tale of seven goodbyes

The tale of seven goodbyes

The following post is a short story written in the the form of a poem with seven chapters or “Seven Goodbyes” and every chapter is a Fiction 77. Scratching your head? Well, don’t, just read it and enjoy. I hope you guys like it. Don’t forget to leave your feedback in the comment section. ***The first goodbye – the store*** “Hey!” a voice so sweet called out A sound so magical, I quickly turned around “She’s hot, she can’t … Read entire article »

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