Mimi Atya had one day handed me books. “If you don’t want to blend, make yourself so big that you stand out!” she had declared before turning around and walking away. I had no idea how she knew. She just did.
“You go willingly to a strange place with a boy and then cry that you have been raped? Huh?” the man behind the desk asked. “What did you expect? You went there looking for sex, right?”
Riddhi was intrigued with this response, and she had to admit, this had thrown her off guard. She had spent a lot of time preparing and planning for this interview, but she had never anticipated this start.
Their thoughts were rudely interrupted with a loud sound followed by shrieks and an utter chaos. The train thudded to a halt and lights of the compartment went out too, adding to the panic. “I just can’t wait to reach home,” said Sia stifling a big yawn, to her colleague and flatmate Raavi. A bleary […]
“Who is to be pitied here? You or me? I understand you didn’t want to give me a chance, but what kind of a President have you chosen?” Our Muse of the Month series this year focus on stories that pass the Bechdel test, and are written on inspiration from a new prompt every month. This […]
I want to start today by answering one particular question you had- How can a girl from a small town in Haryana dream of becoming an astronaut and going to space? How is that possible?
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