‘That Child In the Park’ – A Short Story

I was getting distracted by the way he was staring at me. The irritation of being stared was clearly visible on my face but the boy still kept on staring. Finally, I lost it and looked back at him. The boy smiled and said, "Aunty, can you please help me swing?" His voice was innocent … Continue reading ‘That Child In the Park’ – A Short Story

‘Lady in the dark’ – Short Story

Staring out of the window, I could see that lady. Dark streets, flickering street lights, atmosphere full of the barking dogs, distant and far and that lady, walking all alone to nowhere. I lit my cigarette, closed the lights of the room, positioned my chair next to the window with curtains aside and focused on … Continue reading ‘Lady in the dark’ – Short Story

Why most of us ‘fail’?

This is the first article I am writing after saying bye bye to 'Wordpress' over my domain's name. So finally we are at authorsandeep.com First article and that too negative. Why? Even I had the same question that why I chose to write over failure and the answer that I got was, 'Failure attracts!' Let … Continue reading Why most of us ‘fail’?

Burden – A short story that shaped my intellect

Just now my Facebook page has reached 5000 'likes'. I felt the moment special because atleast 5000 people are watching me doing 'crazy' stuff. I don't know why, I thought to start taking blogging a bit more seriously and that's why, I have promised myself to write stories more often. Why stories? Because it all … Continue reading Burden – A short story that shaped my intellect

Inconvenience or ignorance?

Whenever the guests used to arrive at my home, the disgust on their face was quite visible. I will not blame them because yes, my home did look a mess. For many years, we tried to ignore, we also tried to cover up the mess in which we were living but then came the hightime … Continue reading Inconvenience or ignorance?

What are you reading today?

"If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking." - Haruki Murakami Out of the total books being released in a year, a bibliophile may only be able to see 10% of the books and that's because of the great power of social media … Continue reading What are you reading today?

Does it matter?

“No one wants to read out there. This is just a waste of time.” His frustration was finally coming out, loud. “I want to read.” “That’s because you want to know what happens to you.” His anger was unknowingly getting surpassed of his own judgments. He was yelling at someone who doesn’t deserve it. “May … Continue reading Does it matter?

The Pairing Of Life

“There’s no denying that death is always with us.” The old man decided to break the sad silence between him and his son. Both were sitting in a children’s park. Old man could see his grandchild sliding down the slider; smiling and waving his hands to get noticed by his father but he didn’t. He … Continue reading The Pairing Of Life