Self-Belief

BY MEGHNA PATTAVI She mopped the room as she knelt on the floor. Her dark brown skin shone with the sweat that soaked her. Her feet were cracked and I wondered if they hurt.  Bali. She was my house help now for a long time. My support system.  "Didi, your tea cup is looking at … Continue reading Self-Belief

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Writing Prompt- Day 13

Endings, endings, endings! The most important part of a short story. That last line that leaves the reader gasping in awe. The one last line that clears everything up. The line that wraps your entire work, making it a complete package. This writing prompt is all about the last line... or rather, the last word. … Continue reading Writing Prompt- Day 13

‘Likes to Cash’ writing contest- Lingam Aishwarya (The Church Mirror)

Riya was born and brought up in a rich family.she lived a fantastic life with luxurious comforts.Her life was absolutely like a fairytale story. Her eyes are like the crystals shining with the charm of courage .Her smile could make ones life beautiful.She was addicted to the pub culture . On the way to party … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ writing contest- Lingam Aishwarya (The Church Mirror)

Writing Prompt- Day 11

Write a story that incorporates the words- "As the pen touched paper, I was sucked into a world unknown to me" - anywhere in the story. Once you're done writing, don't forget to mail it to justanothertaleweb@gmail.com to get a chance to be published! You can also take part in our ongoing contest- click here … Continue reading Writing Prompt- Day 11

Writing Prompt- Day 4

You are standing on the ledge of a window sill, about to commit suicide. After a startling revelation/incident, in a span of ten minutes, you decide that you would rather live. What happens? What are your thoughts and feelings during and after your attempted suicide? This prompt is all about putting yourselves in the shoes … Continue reading Writing Prompt- Day 4

Writing Prompt- Day 3

Write a story that revolves around a 'game of poker gone wrong'. It could be a game between friends that leads to a disastrous fight; a game which could have supernatural consequences or a game that is a matter of life and death! It is totally upto you! Once you have penned down your tale, … Continue reading Writing Prompt- Day 3

A Dead Red Flower

As I fingered the soft red petals, I was torn between the impulse of crushing the frail flower in agony and preserving the flower for an eternity. It was a symbol of love- found and lost. This flower that I plucked from beneath the neat folds of her hair was the only thing keeping me … Continue reading A Dead Red Flower

An Eagle’s view

The wind ruffled my feathers as I sat on the boughs of my favourite tree. It was the tallest one in the park, overlooking the rolling green land, children playing on swings and families stretched out on the grass, laughing, talking, playing games. I scanned the view below me when suddenly my senses heightened- I … Continue reading An Eagle’s view