Virendra Shahaney

Oct
29

Importance of setting in fiction

Fiction writers often think of setting as a backdrop to a story, something sketched in just to make it clear the characters aren’t floating aimlessly in outer space. But it […]

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Apr
24

Monster in the mirror

He froze in fear as he felt there was someone in his room. It was around 11.30 in the night and he had turned in a little earlier than usual. […]

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Apr
20

Mrs. Saver’s Tale

The priest’s words turned Mr. Saver’s world upside down.  “At sunrise tomorrow the world will come to an end… You have 16 hours to live!” the priest had claimed. This […]

By Virendra | Original Short Stories
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Jun
21

Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum

Rohit Sippy is a successful cardiologist; calm and practical, he swears by logic and science. Sonakshi Rastogi is a popular television actress; chirpy and vivacious, she lives in the world of […]

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May
16

No reason to quit

Once, there was a girl who worked in a company of around seven hundred employees. She was a happy-go-lucky person who worked hard with a smile on her face. She […]

By Virendra | Motivational Stories
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Apr
09

You are important

Once upon a time, in ancient China, there was a farmer. He had two earthen pots. One of them was cracked while the other one was intact. The farmer had […]

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Apr
03

Happy people never do this…

Happy people do a lot of things. They spend time expressing gratitude, cultivating optimism, practicing kindness, nurturing loving relationships, committing to meaningful goals, savoring life’s little pleasures, and so on […]

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Mar
17

The Opportunist Bats

Long – long ago, the birds and the beasts had a fierce fight. In the battle, the birds attacked the beasts from the sky. While the beasts took their strong […]

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Mar
16

The Empress and The Mangoes

It was the summer season. Akbar and his Begum were sitting on the palace’s terrace. The Emperor and the empress were relishing upon the fresh ripe juicy mangoes. Birbal, the […]

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Feb
14

Honesty is the best policy

Once a young man wanted to become an author. He wrote many stories but they were all rejected by all the publishers in town. He read in newspapers how people […]

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