Below are the Micro-Fiction posts I have written till date.
FIVE SENTENCE FICTION
Five Sentence fiction: Xenophobia #AtoZChallenge
“It seems as though we are all becoming xenophobic to the world around us. All we seem to be thinking of is ourselves.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/28/five-sentence-fiction-xenophobia-atozchallenge/
Five Sentence fiction: Sole survivor
“It’s difficult to even imagine the gamut of emotions she must be going through.”
Linda was on the way to meet her parents when her plane plunged towards the ocean at a rate of knots.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/22/five-sentence-fiction-sole-survivor/
Five Sentence fiction: Malice #AtoZChallenge
“You deserve this for all what you have done to me.” And he walked off leaving him bleeding on the road.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/15/five-sentence-fiction-malice-atozchallenge/
Five Sentence fiction: Help #AtoZChallenge
“I just want you to know that I love you.” And he held her hand tight as they knew that they were in this together.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/09/five-sentence-fiction-help-atozchallenge/
Five Sentence fiction: Comeback #AtoZChallenge
“These guys seem to play the game ‘without their brains’.” A former player himself, he had made a name in the world of commentary over the years with his insightful analysis and forthright views.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/04/five-sentence-fiction-comeback-atozchallenge/
Five Sentence fiction: Banished #AtoZChallenge
“You deserve to be thrown out of the community and this village forever for the sin you have done of falling in love with a guy from another caste.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/02/five-sentence-fiction-banished-atozchallenge/
Five sentence fiction: I am special because..
From the time, I was born, I have been addressed as this special kid who has become used to being wrapped in cotton wool.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/11/07/five-sentence-fiction-i-am-special-because/
Five Sentence Fiction: The pictures which a spoke a thousand words..
“I could have never imagined that people can be so cruel as well. How can anyone let alone humans be tortured this badly?”
Five Sentence Fiction: Lost in her bubble of happiness..
“There are ‘n’ number of reasons to stay sad all the time. But life is too long to live in sadness throughout, isn’t it?”
Raashi had lost her parents in a air crash only a few years after she was born.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/08/08/five-sentence-fiction-lost-in-her-bubble-of-happiness/
Five Sentence Fiction: A day in the life of a rag picker
“Sir! Though our life would seem like torture to you, this is all I have seen growing in a society which didn’t have any luxury so to speak of.”
Since the last 20 years, Mohan’s daily routine centered around picking up the refuse from the nearby localities and selling it off to individuals who could recycle it into useful materials.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/25/five-sentence-fiction-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-rag-picker/
Five Sentence Fiction: Scorching
“How can they make you work such long hours under the scorching sun? This is totally inhumane.”
Raj had come over to the city with dreams of giving his family a better life in the village considering the salary he was being offered would help him enroll his children in the best of schools.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/19/five-sentence-fiction-scorching/
Five Sentence Fiction: The feisty woman..
“Whoever is there, you better come out or I will make sure you come out my way.”
Donna called out loudly but she was greeted with eerie silence. All of 52, she had been living alone in her four bedroom mansion since her husband had passed away a few years ago but despite her age, she had the energy and the zest of a 20 something.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/10/five-sentence-fiction-the-feisty-woman/
Five Sentence Fiction: Flames
“Maam, you can’t go inside the house. It would be very dangerous for your life.” Though she tried as much as she could, the officers had a tight grip on her hand and all she could do was stand and watch the horrifying scene.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/03/five-sentence-fiction-flames/
Five Sentence Fiction: Waves
“Covering all the exotic surfing hotspots in the world is surely part of my bucket list. The adrenaline rush while riding a wave cannot be replaced by anything else.”
Being an adventure freak all his life, Ron loved taking challenges head on.
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Five Sentence Fiction: The spunk to succeed..
“You are unable to even walk properly. How do you even think you will be able to run?” He had heard such statements innumerable times since his life changing accident.
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Five Sentence Fiction – Diversions
“I am sick of these diversions coming up day in and day out on this highway. As it is, our roads are already filled with enough traffic to contend with. These diversions needlessly add a lot more complexity to such a situation.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/05/30/five-sentence-fiction-diversions/
Five Sentence Fiction: Memories
“Don’t we all count on beautiful memories when in times of distress?” Rahul and I were arguing on being too over dependent on memories for anything and everything in life.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/05/09/five-sentence-fiction-memories/
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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://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 – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2014/12/26/160-word-fiction-kindling-old-memories/
100 WORD FICTION
100 word fiction: Zenith #AtoZChallenge
“His movies have been doing really well off late. Looks like he has finally reached the zenith of his career.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/30/100-word-fiction-zenith-atozchallenge/
100 word story: United
“All you think about is the value of the property you will get if any of the brothers separate. Aren’t you ashamed of yourself?”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/25/100-word-story-united/
100 word fiction: Painful #AtoZChallenge
“She is a lovely child. It’s so painful to even imagine that parents can treat their children in such a gruesome manner.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/19/100-word-fiction-painful-atozchallenge/
100 word fiction: Lost #AtoZChallenge
“I think we have lost our way in the jungles?” He sounded concerned considering that it was almost nightfall and they had a long distance to cover.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/14/100-word-fiction-lost-atozchallenge/
100 word fiction: Garden #AtoZChallenge
“We need to put an urgent stop to this. It’s not right for us to go on as our kids aren’t happy.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/08/100-word-fiction-garden-atozchallenge/
100 word fiction – Anger #AtoZChallenge
“Those who get angry are the ones who love you the most.” She had always heard this advice from her loved ones. But there was only so much that she could bear.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/04/01/100-word-fiction-anger-atozchallenge/
100 word fiction: The swamp
It was a gloomy day with ominous clouds lining up the horizon as far as the eyes could see. But the cool breeze and the tranquil surroundings around Lake Manny were enough for the Smith’s to plan a family’s day out.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2016/02/10/100-word-fiction-the-swamp/
100 word fiction: Her dream..
As she looked out of the window, she dreamed of a day when she would be free from the pain he had inflicted upon her for years.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/12/19/100-word-fiction-her-dream/
100 word fiction: Flight to disaster..
Their flock had been suddenly attacked by a herd of dogs. Though she flew away almost immediately to escape the danger, she didn’t realize that other dangers lurked in the vicinity.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/12/12/100-word-fiction-flight-to-disaster/
100 word fiction: Man vs mountain
Ramesh, a daily wage labourer couldn’t have imagined that he would lose his wife through a freak accident as she slipped from the nearby mountain and injured herself. Though he tried, he couldn’t make the hospital in time.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/11/07/100-word-fiction-man-vs-mountain/
100 word fiction: As it waited for its prey..
I watched the vulture looking at me hungrily as I lay on the ground bleeding and injured. What had I done wrong? I was just a tiny little bird who was trying to learn the way things work in the big bad world.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/11/02/100-word-fiction-as-it-waited-for-its-prey/
100 word story: Belief
While initially, she was just a need, she had become his obsession over the years. It pained him to see her going around with anyone else. And he could go to any length to make sure that never happened.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/10/26/100-word-story-belief/
100 word fiction: That rainy night..
“If I don’t leave tonight, I wouldn’t be able to make it to the conference tomorrow.”
Though it was raining heavily, he decided to drive down much against his family’s wishes to wait till the next morning.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/10/17/100-word-fiction-that-rainy-night/
100 word fiction: Staring death in the face..
“We are late all because of your work. You knew we were leaving for a road trip, right? Wasn’t it possible to finish early at least today?”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/09/24/100-word-fiction-staring-death-in-the-face/
100 word fiction: A day of togetherness..
“I love these calm and tranquil surroundings.”
Though, Anna and Ron had married a few months ago in a lavish ceremony, they hadn’t been able to spend much time together due to their busy schedules at work.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/09/12/100-word-fiction-a-day-of-togetherness/
100 word fiction: Never again..
She had vowed never again to allow a man to even touch her.
She had vowed never again to be exploited in the name of love.
She had vowed never again to fall in love.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/09/12/100-word-fiction-never-again/
100 word fiction: The windows of hope..
It had been over three weeks since Katie and Ron hadn’t spoken to each other. When she didn’t answer his call and deleted her social media accounts, he tried Plan B.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/09/06/100-word-fiction-the-windows-of-hope/
100 word fiction: Her love for crystals..
“Why don’t you sell all these showpieces? As it is, we are struggling with our lives. This is the least you can do.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/08/23/100-word-fiction-her-love-for-crystals/
100 word fiction: The one who can see all of us
“I see absolutely everything.”
Humans have quite literally destroyed the world which I have created. There have always been a slew of constant battles between humans, between humans and the environment and last but not the least between humans and animals.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/08/22/100-word-fiction-the-one-who-can-see-all-of-us/
100 word fiction: Demolition
“It looks as though the government is on a drive to demolish every building that reminds them of the times gone by.”
In the last couple of years, the city has been besieged with refugees from many countries.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/08/22/100-word-fiction-demolition/
100 word fiction: Stabbed in the back!
“You were the first person I had trusted in my life. I will never forgive you for the way you have stabbed me in my back.”
Rohan, a serial killer, had been on the run for many years.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/08/22/100-word-fiction-stabbed-in-the-back/
100 word fiction: Light at the end of the tunnel
“The moon’s fight with the clouds captures my life perfectly. Every time I try to rise up and shine, something or the other pulls me down.”
John had always believed that he wasn’t cut out to work for someone in a regular 9 to 5 job. He aimed to do something different.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/08/08/100-word-fiction-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel/
100 word fiction: As the snowflakes fell..
“So I guess, this is it. It’s really saddening that all our years of love and happiness had to end in such a way. Was it so difficult for you to maintain a long distance relationship?
To read more log onto – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/25/100-word-fiction-as-the-snowflakes-fell/
100 word fiction: A day to explore..
“All the streets are so empty and lonely. It seems as though the residents of this town have disappeared somewhere.” She exclaimed to her besties.
It was that time of the year when the people of Lanning, a town of just 400 people went to the nearby fair for a few days of fun and games.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/19/100-word-fiction-a-day-to-explore/
100 word fiction: Missed connections
“You have gone too far with materialistic pursuits. It seems as though friends and family have become non-existent as far as you are concerned. Do you ever sit back and think on what you are missing in life?”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/13/100-word-fiction-missed-connections/
100 word fiction: The tunnel
“With the monsoons coming in, we need to move back our dwelling inside the tunnel. Otherwise, the rains will destroy our lives.”
The Kumar’s had lived for years on the footpath running across the city’s busiest street.
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100 word fiction: The power of the written word..
“Writing is the best form of creative expression. It gives you a chance to express your thoughts into words. This is your chance to help the people of your village by bringing forth their sufferings into national consciousness.”
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/05/100-word-fiction-the-power-of-the-written-word/
100 word fiction: The life of a graffiti artist..
“Did you say you want to become an artist? Are you crazy? Is it even a profession?”
Sally had come a long way from hearing such comments from her family. For her, life wasn’t just about making money in a dreary and dull job.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/07/03/100-word-fiction-the-life-of-a-graffiti-artist/
100 word fiction: The toy store..
“Daddy, I really love those toys which my friends play with. Can we please buy them as well? I have always seen them buying from this store.”
Katie, Brad’s daughter was a sweet little kid all of 4 years who had brought happiness and joy to their family after years of trying for a child.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/06/27/100-word-fiction-the-toy-store/
100 word fiction: Love in the kitchen..
They always loved cooking different cuisines together. While Ronnie ensured that the chopping was properly done, Amanda concentrated on the cooking.
“Hey, can you hold this vessel for a while?”
To read them log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/06/13/100-word-fiction-love-in-the-kitchen/
100 word fiction: A visit to the island..
“The cool and calm waters are surrounded by the greenery as far as my eyes can see. Add to this, the white sands all around us. Is this paradise?” Neha exclaimed in delight.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/06/06/100-word-fiction-a-visit-to-the-island/
100 word fiction – Plesiosaur in the backyard
Rodney was one of the most famous palaeontologists in the city. His work on dinosaurs and fossils had earned him acclaim from all around the world.
Seeing the skeleton of the plesiosaur in their backyard one early morning, his daughter Laura literally yelled her guts out.
To read more log on to – https://transitionofthoughts.com/2015/05/31/100-word-fiction-plesiosaur-in-the-backyard/
100 word fiction – Drops of rain
“The smell of the earth courtesy the season’s first rain is something I have always cherished. The nature around seems so fresh and pure.
Taking advantage of their extended weekend, Ramesh and Ila had taken off for a short vacation to the nearby hill-station.
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100 word fiction – The lifeless farm..
“Our lifeless farm is proof that this summer has been the harshest on record. How will we survive? The silo has grains that would last only for a few more days.”
Linda listened in silence as Sam expressed his utter disappointment.
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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 – https://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 – https://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.
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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 – https://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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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97 WORD FICTION
97 word fiction: The leaking faucet..
“Why did I have to agree to work in the lab the entire night?” He said to no one in particular.
Though George didn’t believe in ghosts, he felt a bit uneasy thinking that he was the only soul in the entire building that night.
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55 WORD FICTION
55 word fiction: Walk #AtoZChallenge
“I love this city in particular due to its various walking trails and nature reserves.”
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55 word fiction: Race #AtoZChallenge
His knees couldn’t take the shooting pain anymore. The doctors had exclaimed that he risked aggravating his condition if he returned to the track.
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55 word fiction: Nature #AtoZChallenge
“Though we may have made more money had we stayed somewhere else, I love the natural beauty this country offers.”
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55 word fiction: Inborn #AtoZChallenge
“When you look at his stroke-play and exquisite timing, you would truly believe that he has an inborn talent.”
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55 word fiction: Ethereal #AtoZChallenge
Whenever he saw his friends with their respective girlfriends, all he could do was curse his luck.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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: Vertigo #AtoZChallenge
“You make it a point to scale the tallest buildings in the world. But don’t you ever feel vertiginous?”
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42 word fiction: Queer #AtoZChallenge
He always made it a point to switch on the lights before stepping out of his room to go to the washroom in the middle of the night.
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42 word fiction: Killer #AtoZChallenge
“You deserve to die a painful death for the torture and pain you have inflicted upon my family.”
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42 word fiction: Depression
“My life has turned into a living nightmare.”
Married off for money at 16, Anu worked in the fields daily from 6am to 6pm to feed her family.
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42 word fiction: How long has it been?
It’s been more than a year since she left his side.
He had loved her more than anyone else or so he thought.
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42 word fiction: The night that was..
As the train entered the station, I took my bags and got ready to leave.
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42 word fiction: The heat..
“The extreme heat has taken a toll on his body and mind.
He seems really weak and his speech has become slurred over the last few minutes.”
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42 word fiction: Who turned out the light?
Though she was all of 8 years, Anne loved all sorts of physical activities.
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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.
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SIX WORD STORY
Six word story: Young #AtoZChallenge
Their love and….
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Six word story: Tenacity #AtoZChallenge
He tenacity to…
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Six word story: Oman #AtoZChallenge
An epitome of..
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Six word story: Jilted #AtoZChallenge
He jilted her…
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Six word story: Fury #AtoZChallenge
He yelled day…
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Six word story: Destruction #AtoZChallenge
Their life had…
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Six word story: Eerie
The road looked…
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Six word story: Betrayal
While she loved..
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Six word story: Delay
Delays left him..
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Six word story: Prejudice
They were similar..
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Six word story: Purgatory
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