Dave noticed the baby clinging to his mother, he wanted to see if the baby recognized his voice. “Come here, buddy!” Dave’s voice made the baby bury his face into his mother’s chest and cling onto her tighter than ever. Anna carrying Josh in the baby carrier sling kept a protective arm around him sending … Continue reading One Summer Day – The Finale!
[This story is the 9th and second to last part of the One Summer Day Series. Click HERE to find the Parts 1 – 8 of this tale or HERE to read a brief of the story so far]. Anna heard Jim calling out to her from outside the door. It was time to go, time … Continue reading A Spark For Life!
She stood at the intersection unsure of the next step. Turning right takes her to the love of her life. Turning left to her dreams, to everything she ever wanted. This was no road trip; this was her life! She wanted to make the ‘right’ decision! Taking a deep breath, she contemplated her options, then … Continue reading The Decision – A 100 Words Story
“Why are you doing this, Jim?” Anna asked. “You know nothing more than what Dave told you, please, just give me a chance to explain,” she pleaded with him. “I don’t need to know anything, Anna. Dave is my buddy and I am sure he has a very good reason for whatever he is doing!” Jim … Continue reading See You Soon!
When I participated in the Writing 101 course last year, it pushed me out of my comfort zone, and I found myself writing posts that I normally would not have thought about. One of the prompts from the course asked us to write a post based on what transpires in a character’s life in a single … Continue reading One summer Day – The Story So Far!
Finally, the day I’ve been dreading was here and there was nothing I could have done to halt the dawn ebbing its gradual way into daylight. Was I really dreading this day or looking forward to it? I am not sure. Everything feels hazy since the day I agreed to meet him, my ex, for … Continue reading A Meeting With My Ex!
[This story is the 7th part of the One Summer Day Novelette. Click HERE to find the Parts 1 – 6 of this tale]. For the first time in years, Anna slept the night like a baby. She was finally starting to believe that there was a way out, that there was a possibility for a … Continue reading One Shot At Happiness!
[This story is the 6th part of a continuing tale. Click HERE to find the Parts 1 – 5 of this tale]. The last 6 years were spent in a trance, she knew not how she managed to survive them. The only positive outcome to those years of her life was Josh. The thought of her … Continue reading Going Home!
[This story is the 5th part of a continuing tale. Click HERE to find the Parts 1 - 4 of this tale]. Anna woke up with a jolt when she heard him crying. Realizing that she had fallen asleep, she quickly got up to check on Josh. He was awake, sitting up in the bassinet and crying, holding … Continue reading The Way Forward!
The Time Machine - A 100 Words Story!
I looked at the time displayed on the bottom right corner of my laptop as I was furiously typing my response to the client’s queries. It took a while for the impact of the time I saw to register into my mind. The moment it did register though, I started to panic. It was past … Continue reading Rush Hour Traffic!
[This story is the 4th part of a continuing tale. Click on the links to find the Part 1 titled One Summer Day , Part 2 titled That First Meeting and Part 3 titled Those Were the Days]. Anna looked at her cellphone and noticed the time, it blinked 5.15 p.m. Her thoughts went back to the home she … Continue reading I Will Not Let You Go!
I stared at the teleporter with growing anticipation. After years of research, here was the portal to another universe. I wonder what sort of experience awaited me at the other side. It was becoming impossible to curb my excitement any longer! I decided to take the leap of faith and walk into the portal. “This is … Continue reading The Portal!
"It’s just you and me, Mom!" This post is in response to the Six Words Story Challenge by Benedict Nicholson. This is a great exercise for everyone who loves writing and wishes to be concise! The theme for this week was "Loss"