Author: Shreya Karn

Little things

And one more day just passes like that,Drenching her in sweat,Making her body ache as she lies down,Awake, her mind racing,In search of new to create,They say rest is a must, but she denies,Not for her duties, but for herself,She longs to move her hands on those canvases,The brushes, the scissors, the little boxes of […]


Not all days are jolly and bright,Neither all moments memorable,Some times are a chaotic saga,Of despair, dismay and plight.Nonetheless, a beauty in disguise,Entices despite the tough times,For not always bliss is perfection,Sometimes it’s amidst chaos,When the deeds to meet ends,Bear fruits in the thick of mess.


Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #234 Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.)You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: As the dawn spanned gradually, Miley stood still, waiting for the rays of the sun to touch her skin. It was 5:30 am in the morning and she was […]

Life and Livelihood

Written for Cyranny’s January 18th #1MinFiction Challenge What’s the ”One Minute Fiction” challenge about? Easy. Each week I’ll provide a prompt to inspire you to write a very short story. The idea is to manage to type your whole story in a minute or less. Of course, you can think about it before hitting […]

Love you Granny!

Summer vacation had started and Sam and Siya had come to stay at Granny’s. Granny was waiting ecstatically at the bus stop. As soon as they came down from the bus, she rushed to grab them in her arms, took their backpacks to carry on her shoulders and together they walked towards Granny’s home. Drizzle […]

Naina and Granny

Naina came back from school at noon to find an empty house. She looked everywhere but Granny couldn’t be found. Being a diligent labourer that her Granny was, Naina knew she must be out working somewhere, even though it was 1st May, when the whole world working class gets a holiday. She went farther to […]


Do you have a dream that you want to see fulfilled? I believe it is dreams which keeps the spark alive in life and keeps life inside us. One thing I had been looking forward to since my college days is to become an author and publish my book. Though I have already published my […]

My Reading Journey

Reading was my hobby since childhood. During my school days, my father used to buy children magazines for us very often. ‘Champak’, ‘Nandan’, ‘Balhans’ and few other Indian child magazines like these were a frequent visitor to my house, mostly in Hindi, and sometimes in English. We used to solve the puzzles and riddles in […]