In the little coffee shop, she savoured the silence. The rich aroma of freshly baked croissants and muffins tempted her. After she got herself an almond croissant and a second latte, her phone vibrated. Glaring at the screen, she switched off her phone. She missed those days when people couldn't contact you at all hours… Continue reading Cool Grandma
Her parents asked her to meet their friends' son. To maintain peace and her sanity, Rhea agreed. Dressed in her usual casual way, she refused to wear bright red lipstick to her mother's disappointment. The older woman pleaded with her daughter, "Please put some effort in your appearance. Just for today." Rhea looked her in… Continue reading Settling down
She looked in the mirror and saw ugliness. She looked at everyone around her and saw beauty that she couldn't have. They all looked so different from her. Even the women in movies and in magazines were slim and perfect. She felt like the odd one out. To her, she was nothing more than a… Continue reading Fat & Ugly
I hope this post finds everyone safe and not too anxious. Our worlds have changed suddenly. I miss working at coffee shops. I also miss meeting my friends for coffee and conversation on weekends. But we need to do this. I live with my elderly parents who suffer from multiple ailments so I try my… Continue reading Working from home – A few tips
It was a different kind of love. Not like the one most girls grew up dreaming about. There was commitment. There was loyalty. But above all, there was the mutual understanding that each partner cherished his or her solitude. She was known to disappear into other worlds with her books and manuscripts while he took… Continue reading Introverts in Love
Strange but happy, She was enough. Imperfect but whole, She was enough. Suffering but alive, She was enough. Tested but stronger, She was more than enough.
So I recently realised that almost every book I’ve written, has a cat in it. My boy Rustom is quite famous in my social circles for this reason. The thing is, when you write from the heart without thinking about the commercial viability of your stories, the real you comes out. That’s why you’ll see… Continue reading Writing from the Heart
She didn’t believe in romance. All that looked good in books and movies. Real life was more about average looking people with worries to take care of. Cupid couldn’t hit her stubborn head but he managed to shoot some love into her heart when she least expected it. It was quite romantic, as she admitted… Continue reading Love Struck
Love made her nervous. It never ended well. A happily ever after seemed to exist only in books. “So you’ll never risk being happy again?” He was more curious than shocked. She nodded. Shielding her heart had become a habit.
Momma's boy, Debojit, is on the search for the perfect bride. Join him and his parents as they visit potential life partners. Expect some surprises for poor Debojit and his mother. Check out my short story on Amazon Kindle. Always free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Amazon India: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07D3WHSXD Amazon USA: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D3WHSXD Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07D3WHSXD