Dark, dark stories

Two dark stories, I wrote recently, are going to be published as part of a MicroFiction Anthology series, by Black Hare Press. One of them is apocalypse themed, and the other is a love story with a twist. I’m beyond grateful. A lot of work goes into writing these tales, …

Honestly?

{ Disclaimer: This post might be a little wordy, and I apologize if I come across as a drama queen (I can be one, though 😜). I wrote this piece for a parenting website recently, and thought of sharing it here too. Again, it might be a long post, but this …

Dear Child

My darling child, You are one person, yet you’re so much more than that. You change and grow every single day, so what works now will not work tomorrow. The best I can do now is to write a letter. A letter not just to your present self, but to …

Welcome to my new home!

Hey there, stranger, you made it! And you bought coffee? Well, come on in then! I’m new to WordPress and I’m already excited by all the options it has to offer. With a little practice, I’m hoping to infuse this space with more coziness and warmth – perfect companions for …

All you really need to love.

“Big black eyes and tiny nose, I love you down to your toes.” I hummed my daughter’s favourite rhyme while waiting at the Clinic. Nirav had finished his appointment and Anne, his therapist came out the swinging doors. “He’s doing so well, Pavi! Did y-” “Anne, I’m worried!”  

Full of magic

The world is full of magic, if you know where to look. September 2019.It was a lovely day at the park. The sun was trickling down the sky, as we walked across the lush grass. I eyed a nice spot by the water fountains and Nirav ambled in his merry …