Finally Free
By Amrita Pradeep Aniyath in Women's Fiction | Reads: 7,137 | Likes: 25
    Noor was sitting in class with Fathima, her best friend of 7 years. Fathima whispered something in her ears, and they both burst into laughter only to be met with harsh glances of people who were actually trying to study. Math was never all that interesting to Fathima and even though   Read More...
Published on Oct 30,2022 11:43 PM
Run
By niyathi.nkm in Young Adult Fiction | Reads: 3,785 | Likes: 33
It was four in the morning, sleep has always had an overwhelming effect on young little Manya. Her mother would always sigh and say how she wishes she could sleep like her daughter, leaving all the worries behind and getting lost into a dream world with ease that only broke apart at the crack of daw  Read More...
Published on Oct 3,2022 10:22 PM
big brown desk
By Taisha in Young Adult Fiction | Reads: 14,919 | Likes: 267
Big Brown Desk The backbone of my life is the big brown desk in my room. I like to describe its surface as an organized mess (despite my parents’ overdramatized description of a nuclear explosion), a state of positive decay and minimum energy. Math exercises overlap an overflowing organizer, s  Read More...
Published on Oct 17,2022 09:02 PM
All But The Moon Sing
By Leah Florette in Young Adult Fiction | Reads: 4,784 | Likes: 22
When November was little, she used to spend every night on her back on the grass of her backyard with Estelle, trying to name the constellations. But she can't do that anymore. She remembered the feeling of pointing at the stars each night, thinking of different names for them: Jessica, Robert, Ivy   Read More...
Published on Oct 12,2022 04:09 PM
End of the Honourable Peasant
By Akilan in Adventure | Reads: 3,328 | Likes: 3
Amid the dense forest lay the hut occupied by Adachi Kagemori. The hut was surrounded by thickets of trees which had lost all its leaves and flowers due to the autumn. There was a small spring flowing behind the hut to the unknown, and it appeared almost dry. The middle-aged and thin man with dark h  Read More...
Published on Oct 25,2022 11:40 AM
"Together?""Together"
By dpriyankari in Fantasy | Reads: 3,673 | Likes: 8
Year 4023. On the planet of Briscus, 3.2 million light years away from Earth. The inhabitants living there, called Briscusians, were phenomenal. While you can mistake them for a human, with special powers of their own, with a wide range of unusual facial features and uncommon hair colors. Green was   Read More...
Published on Oct 27,2022 10:33 PM
The History of Mussoorie
By riddhisharma0203 in Supernatural | Reads: 6,528 | Likes: 42
The woman looks at me with a blasé expression. I place the tattered book on the counter. Its black leather cover is chipped off at many places. The inscription on it is so faded that it’s almost impossible to read the title – ‘The History of Mussoorie’. The author&rsqu  Read More...
Published on Oct 28,2022 10:11 PM
Happy Birthday
By Ayushree Barman in Horror | Reads: 2,945 | Likes: 3
It was finally summer break, and Daniel was back from Jersey to New York to spend the summer with me. He was my closest and most beloved friend. In fact, he was the only friend I had. His company was enough for me. We had known each other for as long as I can remember, and we had turned eighteen yea  Read More...
Published on Oct 27,2022 05:34 PM
The boy and the Red Bananas
By Madhur Karthik in Young Adult Fiction | Reads: 4,565 | Likes: 42
The boy and the Red Bananas  It was a Wednesday afternoon, and Nathuram came home from the post office a little earlier than usual. His 10-year-old son Saket was happy to see his father and ran fast toward Nathuram and hugged him. “Papa, you have come home early today, take me to the park  Read More...
Published on Oct 22,2022 10:22 PM
What Lies Beneath
By archita in Historical | Reads: 4,856 | Likes: 32
The Lost Library of Alexandria. More like a heap of rusty old books no one cares for. It was said to be one of the largest and momentous libraries in the ancient world. The library was part of a larger research institution called the Mouseion, which was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of   Read More...
Published on Oct 18,2022 09:39 PM
600 Miles
By tejaswinisatheesh in Adventure | Reads: 5,984 | Likes: 27
As her sharply drawn breath hit the fresh scent of Thalapaddy, she dropped down with a thud, her breath somehow in pace with her rapidly beating heart. She was trapped by all the emotions she felt. Flowing tears made a splotch on the ground as tears flooded her eyes.Happiness bloomed like the   Read More...
Published on Oct 20,2022 10:32 PM
A Bottle of Achaar
By Anoushka Sabnis in Young Adult Fiction | Reads: 3,014 | Likes: 12
A mother scurried down dimly-lit gullies, masks making her face slick with sweat. She rapped on the door. Her little girl greeted her with a sunshine smile. However, the girl heard sounds. They scarred her ears and pierced her heart. Sounds of pain, of suffering - and she heard them everyday. &ldq  Read More...
Published on Oct 12,2022 06:27 PM
A Copse of Trees, A Princess’s Corpse
By Suhani Goyal in Fantasy | Reads: 5,815 | Likes: 7
It’s been 78 hours and 24 minutes since I ran away from the land I’ve been confined to my entire life. The only thing keeping me lucid within the lush canopy of the forest is the thought of a new life, a future away from everything- from everyone that had caged me back in Elletra. To all  Read More...
Published on Oct 5,2022 02:19 PM
Finding my way back home
By aadyahey10 in Young Adult Fiction | Reads: 2,684 | Likes: 1
People often forget to appreciate all the things that make their house a home, it's only human. You get used to the comfort and grow accustomed to your surroundings.  I moved out of my house at eighteen, to pursue a B.A in english. I shared my rented flat with a few roommates during those days,  Read More...
Published on Oct 27,2022 09:19 PM
The Presence
By Prabhjot Kaur Saini in Horror | Reads: 3,687 | Likes: 17
“Please, Mom, can’t we spend this Halloween at home? PLEASE?” Gael begged his mother as she packed up for the family’s trip. “For the last time I’m telling you, we ARE going and you ARE coming.” Mom picked him up to his feet and told him assertively, while s  Read More...
Published on Oct 30,2022 11:18 AM