Disobedience #writebravely

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 The phone rang with Niti’s smiling face displayed.  Shruti picked up the phone immediately. ‘Didi,’  she said and started sobbing. ‘Shruti, what is it?  What happened?’ asked Niti full of concern thinking of all weird things that could have gone wrong. ‘It’s its N.. Neil..  He is…

Bated Breath #writebravely

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Shruti let the phone ring when she saw that the caller was Neil.  At his fifth attempt,  she picked it up. ‘Are you spying on me?’ Neil asked in a voice spiked with anger and restraint. ‘Why should I?’ Shruti countered. ‘You called Nisha.  I know it. I have…

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…

Patterns #WriteBravely #MondayMusings

Shruti watched as Neil went about his morning routines.  She would have been there helping him,  but the headache kept her in the bed. Neil was a creature of habit bordering on OCD.  Before taking his bath,  he had laid out his clothes on the bed in reverse sequence of what he needed first.  He…

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’…

Where the Rain is born – Anita Nair #BookReview

Rain is synonymous with Kerala.  As a Malayalee (person from Kerala),  I naturally love the monsoon rains.  The title itself drew me to the book.  This is not just one book.  It has many books within it.  The book is a mixture of 34 fictional stories, poems, non-fiction,  essays,  POVs from writers in Kerala,  or…