Micro-Fiction


Below are the Micro-Fiction posts I have written till date.

FIVE SENTENCE FICTION

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/

 

100 WORD FICTION

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.

To read more log on to – transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/08/100-word-story-the-golden-flowers/

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/

 

55 WORD FICTION

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.

To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-10-pervert.html

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.

To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-5-city-by-sea.html

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.

To read more log on to – http://55words.blogspot.in/2014/08/season-2-theme-4-love-and-other-wars.html

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