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Shat Story 17 (The Artist in Repose)

“I’m just scared shitless all the time… that people with lesser talent or gut-burning fire will ultimately inherit the world including my spoils of it… simply because, I lack something intangible and yet fundamentally essential within myself to become this ideal protagonist in life. 524 more words


Matilda Dimples.

The Storymoja monthly short story callouts have been a wonderful experience; this is my third story so far, all of which have been shortlisted after every submission. 38 more words


Lighting Bolt

Being involved with the running of a theatre company for a year seriously  damaged  my creativity. Just sorting out the day-to-day details left me with very little of my precious free time and my creative juices dried up. 304 more words


How to Raise an Orchid

Yesterday something crazy happened. I found my new go to answer for the “what do you do?” question. It’s taken me 42 years to come to the point where I can say it and yesterday in the company of strangers I said it for the first time with intent and purpose in the open air. 730 more words


பழைய கணக்கு

புலம் பெயர்ந்த தமிழர்களுக்கு எப்போதும் தங்கள் தாய் மண் பற்றிய சிந்தனை அவ்வப்போது வாட்டும். அதுவே அவர்கள் கவிதை, கதை, இலக்கியம் என்று தங்கள் மண் பற்றிய சிந்தனை வரும் விஷயங்களில் ஈடுபட முக்கிய காரணம்.

Short Story

Concrete Wonder

“Wavy Waterfront Tacoma” Photo Credit: K. Shawn Edgar

Concrete Wonder

Contradictions are a necessary part of reality. Their pull and push builds the bridgework, tissue, weave, and wonder. 272 more words


170x170 join us!

God bless wordpress for their writing101april2015 that woke musie up! Actually there were so many outside temptations that Musie has gone wild ever since shifting here, that is why I joined this writing workshop in wordpress (writing101april2015.wordpress.com), and my sweet darling Musie is up, hungry as ever, so, I have made arrangement to feed her for a little time more from 1st May to 17th October, every day, 170×170 170 days of writing 170 words each day and sharing it with us. 93 more words

Sharmishtha Basu