Below are the Micro-Fiction posts I have written till date.
FIVE SENTENCE FICTION
Five Sentence Fiction: Changes
She loved stability in everything she did in life.
But life’s course doesn’t run on our whims and fancies, does it?
On her wedding day, her fiancee who she had been dating for 6 years left her in the lurch just because her family couldn’t afford the huge sum of dowry the groom’s family demanded.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/04/24/five-sentence-fiction-changes/
Five Sentence Fiction: Entrance
As they neared the entrance to the tunnel, a chill ran down her spine.
She could still vividly remember the day Ronnie passed away amidst the fire and mayhem which killed more than 60 other people.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/03/31/five-sentence-fiction-entrance/
Five Sentence Fiction: Vindictive
“Siya, how could you do this to me? You wanted to kill me of all the people?”
Rekha and Siya had been the best of friends discussing their likes and dislikes and being there for each other through thick and thin.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/03/14/five-sentence-fiction-vindictive/
Five Sentence Fiction: Unsent Letters
“You don’t know the feeling of writing letters to the person you love. There are emotions interspersed in every word.”
In the age of social media, she was almost an exception with her love for penning down letters.
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Five Sentence Fiction: Forgotten
“Don’t you even remember me?”
It had been more than 3 years since the best of friends had passed out from college with promises of staying in touch in the years ahead.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/26/five-sentence-fiction-forgotten/
Five Sentence Fiction: Abuse
After her mother’s demise, her father had turned into a maniac. All he did was spend every penny on alcohol and sexually abuse her all day.
While this did result in her becoming a recluse to an extent, she still dreamed of a happy life.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/14/five-sentence-fiction-abuse/
Five Sentence Fiction: Belief
“Have I done something really wrong to have such a messy life all the time?” He felt as though life was playing games with him as he stumbled from one problem into another.
To read more log onto – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/06/five-sentence-fiction-belief/
Five Sentence Fiction: Villainous
He always advised her at every step in life. For him, she was like a younger sister who he wanted to protect from every trouble around. And in this need to protect her, he always gave her a list of do’s and don’ts which would keep her safe.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/06/five-sentence-fiction-villainous/
Five Sentence Fiction: Bedtime
While the rich slept on hard mattresses, all she had was just a few sheets to protect her from the hard ground below next to the main street.
What she did have in abundance though was the determination to succeed and rise up the career ladder through hard work and extreme dedication.
To read more log onto – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/30/five-sentence-fiction-bedtime/
Five Sentence Fiction: Abandon
“It looks as though that house has been abandoned since quite a long while.”
Their group had been trekking through the jungle when they came across a dilapidated house in the middle of nowhere. Tired from the day’s heat, they decided to rest for a while.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/24/five-sentence-fiction-abandon/
Five Sentence Fiction – Faith
His only aim while working at Lenus Ltd was to travel abroad to a client location and earn as much as he could.
More than seeing the world, he knew that through this he would fulfill his primary aim of making and saving lots of money and help in treating his unwell mother.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/17/five-sentence-fiction-faith/
Five Sentence Fiction: Finding Happiness..
“The city has been so amazingly decked up with lights of different colours, shapes and sizes for the festive season. You can feel the happiness among everyone around.”
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/26/five-sentence-fiction-finding-happiness/
Five Sentence Fiction: A glimmer of hope
Wish he had paid heed to my insistence on wearing the helmet while riding his bike. Instead, all he could think of was racing down the highway like a free bird speeding past all the vehicles and the crowd around.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/19/five-sentence-fiction-a-glimmer-of-hope/
Five Sentence Fiction – Bidding Goodbye
She had always heard that meeting and bidding goodbye to anyone was part and parcel of life. But she could have never imagined that she would have to bid goodbye to the person she loved the most in this world.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/13/five-sentence-fiction-bidding-goodbye/
Five Sentence Fiction: Misplaced Trust
“If we don’t run away tomorrow, my father will get me married to someone else.” She dreaded the thought of losing him while he didn’t feel it right to marry without parental consent despite their immense love for each other.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/09/five-sentence-fiction-misplaced-trust/
Five Sentence Fiction: The Note
“You are just a good-for-nothing fellow who eats, sleeps and watches TV all day along without a care in the world” He was used to hearing his mother like this since the time he had recovered from the near-death experience two years back which had resulted in him being bed-ridden, and this coupled with his father’s death was like a double whammy for his mother who knew that she would have to work doubly hard so that she and her son could survive and she could also pay for his medical bills.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/25/five-sentence-fiction-the-note/
Five Sentence Fiction: Flight
“I wish I was a bird who could fly away leaving all my worries behind.” Anna prayed to God everyday to make her a successful sportsman so that she could give her family a better life far from the conflicts they had grown used to.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/18/five-sentence-fiction-flight/
Five Sentence Fiction: The helpless girl
She loved sketching and her room full of sketches of famous personalities was proof of her passion. Seeing this, her friends had gifted her the Natraj dark pencils so that she could go on to live her dream of becoming an artist.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/16/five-sentence-fiction-the-helpless-girl/
Five Sentence Fiction – Envy
From expensive cars to every gadget in the market, Janet had it all or so she believed. She just had to demand whatever she wanted and her parents would make her wish come true.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/07/five-sentence-fiction-envy/
Five Sentence Fiction: Falling
As the aircraft began to spiral down towards the ground, his life flashed before his eyes. He wanted to rise up in life but instead he was falling out of the sky. He could hear screams of despair ringing all around the aircraft.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/10/19/five-sentence-fiction-falling/
Five Sentence Fiction – Confusion
Her parents had always decided everything for her from the time she was born. From the food she ate to the people she met to the college she went to, her family had a say in almost every decision of her life.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/09/25/five-sentence-fiction-confusion/
Five Sentence Fiction – Grief
“Why are you spoiling your happiness just because of one guy who didn’t even care about you?” Anne had grown tired of advising her little sister – Cindy who had locked herself up from the whole world trying to accept the fact that her boyfriend had simply moved on.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/09/16/five-sentence-fiction-grief/
Five Sentence Fiction: Darkness
“Those people in the dark with long hair, scary eyes and deformed faces will stare at you if you go towards the attic.” She had been warned by her mother to avoid going there since the time she was born.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/09/13/five-sentence-fiction-darkness/
#FiveSentenceFiction – Conflict
“We are not going to rest until we destroy their last line of resistance even if it involves loss of hundreds of our soldiers. They have destroyed our lands with their dirty political games and we will strike back with force.”
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/08/30/fivesentencefiction-conflict/
#FiveSentenceFiction: Maps – My window to the world!
My association with maps spanned centuries with most of my family members engaged in cartography. From cameras to scales; from telescopes to protractors, I grew up seeing such equipment strewn all around the house.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/08/15/fivesentencefiction-maps-my-window-to-the-world/
Playing with fire – #FiveSentenceFiction
He was a star in the field of investigative journalism exposing the corrupt practices of various politicians and personalities through his articles. Though his friends had warned him regarding the dangers in this field, he was quite nonchalant about it. The written word was his weapon and he knew that it secured the future of the country for a better tomorrow.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/08/08/playing-with-fire-five-sentence-fiction/
160 WORD FICTION
160 word fiction: Kindling old memories..
Every shop in Chinatown was decked up with lights of different hues. It seemed as though they were having a competition on whose lights were the brightest and the most innovative in their design.
Seeing the revelry all around, George was reminded of the days he came to Chinatown with Anne.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/26/160-word-fiction-kindling-old-memories/
100 WORD FICTION
100 word fiction: His love for music..
“Music has been my passion since the time I can remember. And becoming a violinist and playing at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam is my dream.”
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/03/29/100-word-fiction-his-love-for-music/
100 word fiction: A gloomy morning..
“Ma. Look around this place. Everything seems to have turned white with the amount of snowfall we had last night.”
While this winter had been unusually warm, the snowfall had dumped more than a few feet of snow throughout the sleepy town of Budsworth.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/03/14/100-word-fiction-a-gloomy-morning/
100 word fiction: Her beloved mushrooms..
“It’s a great feeling to be able to grow vegetables in one’s own garden.”
She was a passionate gardener who spent hours on end tending to her garden day in and day out. While vegetables like cauliflower and ladyfinger were common place, she loved her mushrooms.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/03/07/100-word-fiction-her-beloved-mushrooms/
100 word fiction: The stranger..
“Help! Help! Someone please help us.” His cries rang loud and clear in the stillness of the night.
He and his friend had been brutally tortured for more than an hour and then thrown onto the road to face death.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/21/100-word-fiction-the-stranger/
100 word fiction: At the portico..
As he stepped out onto the portico to feel the first rays of the sun after the harsh winter, he couldn’t help but remember the fun times he had spent with family.
Every weekend, the Smith’s put out the chairs on the portico for some sweet little family time over a cup of coffee, biscuits and a few exciting games.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/14/100-word-fiction-at-the-portico/
100 word fiction: The wooden boat
Though it appeared as nothing more than an antique piece of wood for anyone, for Raju it was his daily bread and butter.
For years, he had been taking his wooden boat out into the open sea to get his daily catch of fish for selling in the open market.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/23/100-word-fiction-the-wooden-boat/
100 word fiction – Life after death…
“Dad, I feel that mom doesn’t seem to care either for my sorrows or my happiness.”
Reena was a happy-go-lucky woman who was always full of life and brought happiness and joy to everyone.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/18/100-word-fiction-life-after-death/
100 word fiction – Her touch..
“David! Dinner is ready. While we change and come along, you can serve yourself and begin.”
The Smith’s had shifted to a new city and a new house far away from the pollution and maddening traffic which had troubled them day in and day out.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/16/100-word-fiction-her-touch/
100 word fiction: The route to success..
“The route to success is littered with numerous obstacles which test your resilience. Only when you begin your journey will you actually realize how far you can go.”
He was an eternal optimist who believed that though things are not always easy and perfect, good things always happen to good people in the end.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/07/100-word-fiction-the-route-to-success/
100 word fiction: Steps of Life
“Ron, Life is not easy. You need money for happiness.”
Though not very academically gifted, Ron was attracted to various forms of creative expression. He loved theater so much so that he dropped out of college midway and joined a theater group to further his interest.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/26/100-word-fiction-steps-of-life/
100 word fiction: Hunger pangs
She keenly watched the spider struggle to get hold of the cockroach which it had preyed upon. Seeing this, her mind wandered towards the struggle she had to encounter daily to get hold of the rations thrown by the army from the numerous helicopters circling above them.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/21/100-word-fiction-hunger-pangs/
100 word story – The natural dustbin…
“Dad, they have turned this river into a dustbin. From logs of wood to bottles of every shape and size, there is so much waste dumped here.” “Ronnie, now you know why the environment gets back at us, don’t you?”
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/11/100-word-story-the-natural-dustbin/
100 word story – The Golden Flowers
She had met him for the first time when he was in his garden. He loved nurturing his plants with utmost care and concern as if they were his children. She always saw him spend a couple of hours each day watering and tending to them.
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100 word fiction – The hidden enemy..
They thought that love would help them win every battle they encountered in the big bad world out there. From having different interests in almost every sphere of life to belonging to different cultures and social strata, both of them were as different as chalk and cheese.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/02/100-word-fiction-the-hidden-enemy/
100 word fiction – Diana’s travel fetish..
Diana had flown down to Dusseldorf with her family as part of their travel tour and was put up at the Mercure Hotel. But the adventurer she was, she loved exploring any place on her own. And so, she took a cycle on rent and set out to explore the sights and sounds of the city clicking many photographs en-route.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/30/100-word-fiction-dianas-travel-fetish/
100 word fiction – The library..
“I am going to the neighborhood library and will be back only in the evening. So don’t bother calling me.” He left the house in a huff and slammed the door shut behind him as he walked down the street.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/29/100-word-fiction-the-library/
100 word fiction – The garage that was..
“I spent my life in this garage repairing cars from the Toyota’s to the Rolls Royce’s. People of all kinds flocked here because of my quality of service and on-time delivery.” Mathew looked on and reminisced the days gone by.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/26/100-word-fiction-the-garage-that-was/
100 word fiction – Lost in the sea of humanity
Jack wanted to meet and greet all the cartoon characters who had come to the square as part of the Children’s Day celebrations. We reached the venue half an hour in advance keeping the crowds in mind. But little were we to know that the swarm of people would multiply as the minutes go by.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/18/100-word-fiction-lost-in-the-sea-of-humanity/
100 word fiction – Is it a car or a loader?
“What the hell have you brought here? This yellow trash looks awful.” “C’mon dad. Don’t you think this is brilliant? Depending on our choice, we can use it both as a car and as a loader. “When we step out on the roads, this is going to be a big embarrassment.” Ronnie didn’t really like the idea one bit.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/11/07/100-word-fiction-is-it-a-car-or-a-loader/
Friday Fictioneers: Distinctive Showpieces
“Why can’t you ever keep your things in place dad? This room is a mess.” Since when I could remember, my dad had this love for tools and objects of all kinds. From bottles to stones to even sea shells, he liked collecting items and creating distinctive showpieces.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/10/17/friday-fictioneers-distinctive-showpieces/
100 word fiction – The robbery
As the sun rays pierced through the colored bottles on the wall and hit her face, she finally began to regain consciousness. Battered and bruised, she struggled to get on her feet. The last thing she remembered was opening the door as her servant had rung the bell.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/10/01/100-word-fiction-the-robbery/
100 word fiction – The frail lady
“The crop has been destroyed due to the amount of snowfall we got this year. Wonder how I will feed my children.” Lucy sighed as she walked slowly towards her fields. While she appeared frail with wrinkles starting to make their presence felt on her once beautiful face, she was a strong willed lady.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/09/19/100-word-fiction-the-frail-lady/
99 WORD FICTION
99 word fiction: In the middle of nowhere..
“How can you even stay in such a godforsaken place? You stay here for six months at a stretch every year. Don’t you miss us at all?”
Krystal, George’s daughter had come to her dad’s laboratory located in one of the northernmost regions of the world.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/04/25/99-word-fiction-in-the-middle-of-nowhere/
55 WORD FICTION
55 word fiction: Despair
I gave him all the love and affection usually reserved for my family. In return, he just gave hollow promises of love and togetherness.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/14/55-word-fiction-despair/
55 word fiction: Solitude
“It’s only during your solitude that you dig into your mind.”
With the vivacious and cheerful persona she possessed, she could easily impress anyone.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/23/55-word-fiction-solitude/
55 word fiction – Her journey continues..
It was January – the beginning of a new year full of hope, fun and surprises for almost everyone around the world.
But for her, the task of finding her missing husband continued endlessly.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/01/03/55-word-fiction-her-journey-continues/
Theme – Nomadic
“Run! Run! They are attacking us from all sides. We need to get to the hills as soon as possible.” With heavy artillery and strong foot soldiers dressed in military fatigues, they were always ready for an intense gun battle. We had become nomads moving from one place to another trying to escape their mercilessness.
To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/55-word-story-season-2-theme-16-nomadic.html
Theme – Undress
“Do you realize the gravity of your condition? If she hadn’t brought you here in the nick of time, you wouldn’t have survived this horrific car crash.” The nurse was literally yelling her lungs out. She undressed me without warning, dressed up my wounds and gave me a couple of medicines to soothe the pain.
To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-13-undress.html
Theme – Gay
Whether it was his persona or sexual orientation, he was used to being ridiculed by all and sundry. Almost everyone he knew never understood his feelings and thought process. But Ricky was different. His empathy and understanding nature won him over in an instant. He felt a sense of peace and security in his arms.
To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-11-gay.html
Theme – Pevert
For him, every girl in hot pants or plunging necklines was an object of fantasy. Whether it was staring into neighbors’ windows or watching porn all night long, he was busy in satisfying his vouyeristic pleasures. One day, fed up with this outrageous behavior, his wife picked up the knife and stabbed him to death.
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Theme – Of Bookstores and Bookshelves
Books were his getaway from the dreadful world around him. Emotions like love and happiness never existed in his psyche until he found his refuge. Bookstores of any kind gave him the peace of mind he so dearly craved for. He sat by the bookshelf each day reading whatever he could lay his hands on.
To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-7-of-bookstores-and.html
Theme – Virtual Love
They had acknowledged each other’s presence while going through the usual outrage on Twitter. She had more than 3000 followers while he barely touched 300. His wacky bio and interesting tweets captivated her attention. He was in heaven seeing her sexy snaps on Instagram. DMs became commonplace at any time of the day or night.
To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-6-virtual-love.html
Theme – City by the Sea
As I looked out of the window, I observed the tranquil waters of the Arabian Sea caressing the shore of the city. The sky was clear with not a speck of cloud as far as the eyes could see. It mirrored the sense of calm and serenity, the city had always provided to its residents.
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Theme – Love & Other Wars
With rigorous deadlines and a nagging boss, he was fighting a war at work. He had to stay calm tosave some of his energy to fight the one at home. Falling in love with a girl from a different community was a crime, and his family never left a chance to disapprove his choice.
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50 WORD FICTION
50 word fiction: Circle of Life
He loved playing around with people’s lives when it came to matters relating to love. He could effortlessly fall into and out of love without the partner even getting a hint.
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50 word fiction: Keeping them together..
She always wished to see her brothers stay together till the end of her time. Sadly, that was what it was.
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42 WORD FICTION
42 word fiction: Who turned out the light?
Though she was all of 8 years, Anne loved all sorts of physical activities.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/26/42-word-fiction-who-turned-out-the-light/
42 word fiction: When she left home..
She left home one day never to return again.
Her parents searched in every nook and corner asking all around without luck.
To read more log on to – http://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/02/19/42-word-fiction-when-she-left-home/