Short Stories 1.0 + The Best Announcement!

Short Stories 1.0 + The Best Announcement!

Announcement Time! Before I start — A very Happy Diwali to everyone. A few months ago, Codex Publishing House was formed and to give a chance to new authors in getting published, they conducted a search for the best short stories to be included in the anthology — The Midget Allegories! It gives me immense pleasure to announce that 6 of my short stories have been selected in the anthology! YES, I still can't believe I'm going to get the tag of being a published author. *Heavy Breathing. Here's the first look at the cover, the details of buying the book would be posted as soon as the link is available: Recently, I faced a writer's block. Weird enough, the writer's block was only limited to tales and poems! Why? Because all the time, I continued to write short stories and now seems a good time to blog them! Unlike before, blogging a single short story seems pointless, as it's really short. So, I'd posting series...
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My Lost Captain

My Lost Captain

O' Captain! I've forgotten the value of words. Or maybe I've stopped listening to the melodic birds? Every time I try to write, to imagine, to break out of my cocoon, My brain goes berserk & I know I've lost my boon! Sending papers fly out in air, I bang my head down in despair! I need to write. Something that won't give my blood pressure a flight. I review what I've written so far. "Utter bullshit!", I scream, "Just put me under a car!" Take a deep breath, indulge in your mind. Ask yourself, what has really turned you blind? Tick tock, tick tock. Random words won't break my writer's block. "Don't hit it harder, man! Let yourself go, without a plan." That's how it has always been. The only cure that I've ever seen. Stop your rants at once, boy. The power of words is not a kid's toy. My brain screams, "Grow up!" And I hold my urge to snap with a "Shut up." I embrace the suggestion, instead. Hoping it's better when I get up from bed. Then comes the worst...
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