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NaNoWriMo 2017 – Update #2

Hola writers and novelists and readers of the blog! I am back again with another update on my WriMo progress. It’s November the 9th and I am done with the 15K words, very much in line with the goal on … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017!

Hola novelists!! It’s less than an hour for NaNoWriMo to start. I hope you all have your plots, character sketches and outlines ready. How long has it been for you prepping for the start of November? How long have you … Continue reading

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Not Today (Part 3)

← Previously on Scribbles@Arpita (Not Today: Part One & Part Two) Not Today (Part 3) (A Short Story spanning a day) 6.20 PM The hedge was towering over her. The walls were rigid. She had no clue that what was … Continue reading

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Day 10 of Writing 101: Before She Left

Before She Left ~A Short Story~  She was cleaning up the mess in her purse: old bank slips, shopping receipts, bus tickets. She took each out and observed cursorily, deciding whether she’d need it again. Then she tore up the … Continue reading

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Day 7 of Writing 101: Homecoming

“There is more to a boy than what his mother sees. There is more to a boy then what his father dreams. Inside every boy lies a heart that beats. And sometimes it screams, refusing to take defeat. And sometimes … Continue reading

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“Women beware – don’tcha leave yer hair open after dusk!” – A Horror Story

This story is loosely based on a story that I have grown up hearing (in spite of the fear of ghosts, I begged my aunt to tell me horror stories, and then refused to go to the loo alone). My … Continue reading

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