Nostalgia #writebravely #writetribeproblogger

When did it all start, Shruti wondered?  When did the handsome, sensitive, caring Neil become a narcissist flirt?   Or maybe,  he was always like that.  Shruti had not noticed earlier as all his attentions and flirting were for her.  But,  she was not part of his admirers.  She did not follow him around moonstruck.  On…

Flowers for whom #FridayFictioneers

Betty looked at the note on the bouquet.  It was the same as always.  It was delivered at the same time,  every day and no one knew the sender. “To, B With love, G”. She did not care about the ‘G’.  But she wanted to know who is ‘B’ as she and her three sisters’…

Romancing the phone #FridayFictioneers

These phone booths were much in demand in the pre-mobile phone era.  In India,  these were mostly at railway stations.  At other places there were regular phones to make public phone calls.  The advantage of this phone was,  we could hear the person on the other side of the phone,  but could speak to him…

Rewind #FridayFictioneers

Jim drove on ignoring the thumbs.  Get your own car, he thought.  He  saw her while changing the radio channel.  Pretty girl in blue asking for a lift.  He stopped the car. Her car broke down she said and rambled about some meeting to attend.  Jim just stared back.  She reminded him a lot of…

Lost #FridayReflections #shortstory

I felt the constriction in the chest.  It felt like dead weight on my throat. I couldn’t speak.  My  eyes widened but I couldn’t see.  It felt tight.  The tears still dry. Not now.. not now.  Let me get home. Thank God, today everyone is busy.  Even the receptionist who would otherwise have been just…

Review : Uncanny Magazine Issue #14 January / February

Keeping in synch with my theme of ‘Discover’,  when @uncannyMagazine asked for reviewers,  I jumped in without thinking.  The editor, Lynne,  immediately sent me a soft copy of the magazine.  I am so glad I decided to do this review.  The magazine has been very different from what I normally read.  The magazine has a…