Fiction- Short Story

The Doll

In a tranquil suburban neighborhood, Lisa and her daughter Irene embark on a fresh start following the loss of Lisa’s husband. Their lives take a bizarre and chilling turn when Irene forms an inexplicable bond with a doll named Sharon, who seems to have a sinister influence over the young girl. As the story unfolds, …

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Let’s Laugh Together

On the final day of college before their exams, the 12th class students aimed to create lasting memories. The juniors organized various activities to bid farewell to their seniors. Khushi, eager to showcase her talents in dancing and stand-up comedy, had been looking forward to this day. Unfortunately, her plans were thwarted when her classmates …

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Transformation through Forgiveness

Shivam, a young boy, carried an air of arrogance around him. Polite phrases like “please,” “sorry,” and “thank you” were foreign to him. He had an entitled demeanour, expecting respect while showing none to others, especially his elders. Despite relentless efforts by his parents and teachers to mend his ways, his behaviour remained stubbornly unchanged. …

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THE HOUSE

“So all set for the open house today Sara?” Sara with a heavy heart nods her head. “Yes Suzi, I am all set.” Sara had turned 65. She had spent forty years in her two-bedroom cosy apartment. This was the first and only property she had bought along with her husband Philip. After Philip had …

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LOVE HAPPENS AGAIN

” C’mon Julie, let’s go to the pub. Just because you had a breakup with Liam doesn’t mean the world has ended. It’s been two months. You are a party animal. Let’s go, Julie. ” Julie and Liam were a couple. Their love story lasted for a little more than two years before Liam cheated …

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TOGETHER FOREVER

“What did the doctor say, Dad? What is wrong with me?” Jacob and Lucy were quiet. They were staring at each other. “Mom, Dad I am talking to you. Why is no one telling me anything?” Lucy was in tears. Jacob was trying and controlling his emotions. Their daughter Carol was ill and they did …

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MERRY CHRISTMAS !!

sans “Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas….” Children had gathered around Keith and were taking pictures.  “Merry Christmas Santa. We love you.”  ” Merry Christmas. I love you too.”  ” Santa, one picture with me please. ”  ” Yeah sure. C’mon. ”  ” Thank you, Santa.”  ” Next is my turn, my turn ” children were arguing …

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LOTTERY TICKET

Shyam, a successful farmer, owned acres of land where he cultivated various crops and raised livestock. He was well-respected by the farmers who worked for him, as he provided them with good incentives and often laboured alongside them in the fields. Shyam was married to Sitara, and they had two daughters and a son. They …

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BLIND DATE

Aria, in her mid-20s, had been blind since birth due to congenital conditions. However, her visual impairment never hindered her pursuit of the life she envisioned.Aria achieved remarkable academic success and displayed prowess in athletics. She resided with her parents and younger sister, a constant source of motivation for her. Aria also found joy in …

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ANOTHER CHANCE

Like each one of us, Ayesha had dreams too. Some tiny, some medium-sized and few big dreams. She had dreamt of a fairy tale wedding – prince charming, romantic date nights and happily married life or rather happily ever after types. She believed in them too.    It was an arranged marriage for Ayesha. She …

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