Books by Koushik S, Cmde.G.Prakash, Aparna Chandrashekar, Deepa Ravi, Sudhir Rao And Vinay Pushpakaran
On 25 March 2020, one fifth of humanity entered exile in their homes, as India locked down to combat the Corona Virus Pandemic. The bewildered population reacted in a zillion ways to this unaccustomed incarceration. It would have been easy to succumb to anxiety or depression. But most didn’t! Instead, they found novel ways to cope. With the world shut out, new experiences were hard to come by. Some delved into their memories, others allowed their dormant
On 25 March 2020, one fifth of humanity entered exile in their homes, as India locked down to combat the Corona Virus Pandemic. The bewildered population reacted in a zillion ways to this unaccustomed incarceration. It would have been easy to succumb to anxiety or depression. But most didn’t! Instead, they found novel ways to cope. With the world shut out, new experiences were hard to come by. Some delved into their memories, others allowed their dormant creativity to come to the fore. The result? Cathartic new tales were born.
Here is a collection of stories from an eclectic group of mostly first-time writers. Spread across Kochi, Bengaluru & Chennai, these six authors from diverse backgrounds unite in their love for storytelling to bring you myriad characters, locations & emotions. Each author brings a distinctive style and flavour. All of them combine to present a delicious potpourri of stories across multiple genres and moods. Their sole aim is to entertain you. Happy reading!
“An affirmation that we can aspire to be more creative.”
- Rahul Jacob, Author and Jounalist
“The “realness” is the best thing about this book.”
-Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, Actor & Playwright
“Congratulations to the writers who have created this.”
Disclaimer : This is purely a work of fiction and my imagination. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is pur Read More...
Filter Koffee Chronicles in Romance | Reads: 332 | Likes: 2
Vani was tossing and turning in her bed. Her sleep was very disturbed, her dreams too, were vague and hazy, and she could not recollect them. That bothered her a lot, normally, she would have dreams that were 4K HD resolution and she would recount them to her husband, Vasanth, every morning in excru Read More...
Muthu and his father in law, Varadhan were waiting anxiously outside the doctor’s room. They both had been waiting for over 2 hours now. The doctor, they could see was extremely busy, dealing with a wide spectrum of cases and complaints. Many people, just like them, were only there to ha Read More...
Filter Koffee Chronicles in Mythology | Reads: 526 | Likes: 4
The news was grim. Veeramaran, the head of the Vettaikaranpatti (meaning place of the hunter) principality was at his wit’s end. The tigress had once again ventured into the villages at night and this time killed two of his best soldiers. These soldiers were just innocently patrolling the vill Read More...
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Ananya was fighting a losing battle, her daughter was not letting her go! Her three-year-old daughter, Vatika, had latched on to her leg, trying to climb up, in search of the non-existent marsupium. This was the third time in the last fifteen minutes that she had done this. Ananya was getting Read More...
Rakesh Sinha, aka Rocky to friends, sauntered into the office building, his club yellow Dr. Dre headphones, covering his ears completely! Hater blockers, white tee, an unbuttoned flannel shirt, distressed jeans and multicolored kicks finished his looks. Swiping his access card, he ambled towards hi Read More...
She woke up at 5:10 am, as always, 5 minutes before her mobile alarm would play the Suprabatham, the MS Subbalakshmi version, the one that wakes up nearly all South India. A habit that she had picked from her hostel roommate, in what seemed to be a lifetime ago. She reminisced fondly, stretching her Read More...
Filter Koffee Chronicles in Romance | Reads: 251 | Likes: 1
Vrishti & Vidyut, even their names sounded good together. They were young, she 24, he, 26. They led busy lives, both. She, multi-faceted, architect by day, wannabe interior designer and pub hopping party girl at night. He, an inhouse legal counsel for a large corporate by day and well inhouse le Read More...
Filter Koffee Chronicles in Crime | Reads: 347 | Likes: 2
Warning: Contains Adult content, extreme violence. Only for ages 21 and above !
“Get the hell away from me”, Anamika shouted! Her voice carrying across the lengt Read More...
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Arman collected his welcome kit at the registration counter and walked into the conference hall. As a veteran participant and sometimes speaker at many such conferences, he soon found a perfect vantage point. Well positioned to be able to sneak out quietly if needed, not too far from the Read More...
The white line was just ahead, 50 metres at most. But there were three bikes ahead, racing towards it. Eyes narrowing, hunching low over the handlebar, body tense, he revved this accelerator to its limit. With a burst of speed, overtaking the others ahead of him, he crossed the line. The wind whistl Read More...
The Blue Tick
He looked for her in the room, checking for her presence. She was no where to be seen at all. ‘Chaya, Chaya’, He yelled her name out, to see if she was anywhere in the house at all. His loud voice was met with silence. Was she not at home, he wanted to be certain thi Read More...
The two of them looked at each other, hunger, tiredness and panic reflecting on their young faces. They had been walking all over the deserted landscape for hours together now, in vain. Their last meal was over 15 hours earlier and was now just a fleeting memory. Their young bodies co Read More...
Published on Mar 24,2020 01:47 PM
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