It Ain't Right Till I Write

The Three P’s of Writing – Kool Stories

An old battered black diary that has the words - Things I wanted to say But never did - written on its cover
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Hello everyone! I hope you’re all well and taking life as it comes.

Is there really any other choice?

Inspiration is here, there, and everywhere.

Writing is a craft that requires much of it. Creating something from nothing is a hard task.

I’d like to share with you a video I created for Kool Stories – The Three P’s of Writing. They are a knowledge-sharing platform promoting diverse skill sets, hence connecting learners and trained professionals through specially curated content.

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The Doggone Poet by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

Four dogs staring down from a wall
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WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION AT GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES!

A poet is a poet till not proven otherwise.

And to prove that might be a long and futile battle.

When the urge to rhyme is strong, then no one can brand you wrong.

At times, poetry is literally meant for the dogs.

Read ahead and click the blue link to enjoy the story! Cheers!

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Our Steps – Two Minutes Short Film

The silhouette of a woman standing against a bright peach background with her one arm raised triumphantly in the air
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At times, writing just doesn’t seem enough.

I need to get out there with my camera and capture the sights and sounds.

There’s so much going on inside me that it feels like a time bomb ticking way.

Join me as I walk and walk and walk on the streets of Bangalore.

Looking for some great shots and angles.

The story? That’s already alive in my head.

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Ruby Red Dreams by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

A young, white woman in a red cap and red dress with a lost expression on her face
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WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION AT GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES!

Introverts often live in the shadows of their thoughts, keeping to themselves, satisfied with their solitude.

A young woman has a name that sparkles but can she live up to its luster?

What happens when she tries to step out of her comfort zone?

Read ahead and click the blue link to enjoy the story. Cheers!

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Two Spoons Missing – Flash Fiction Story

black coffee being poured from a height and it's splashing into and outside of a glass being held midair by a hand
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Norman held the jar in front of the window. The brown granules shifted as the man tilted and turned the glass container, squinting as if the sunlight were piercing his eyes instead of the half empty coffee jar. He then pressed his thumb against the side and noted a point just beneath the tip of his nail.

‘I knew it. Two spoons missing.’

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Absolutely Nothing by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

An empty shopping cart against a yellow background
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WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES!

Have you ever felt that your life isn’t what you really wanted it to be?

Has it been a constant battle where you were never declared victorious?

Will it ever get any better or is it simply a vicious cycle?

Did you really gain anything from your internal and external struggles?

Read ahead and click the blue link to discover an honest perspective. Cheers!

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The Face Licker – Flash Fiction Story

A young woman resting her head on a plate and her tongue sticking out with colorful sugar sparkles stuck to it
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Ava is a face licker. This isn’t some extravagant term that carries some double meaning. The eight-year-old licks faces and that’s the tall and short of it. She may have been born with the annoying habit, but her mother can’t vouch for it. At the age of two, the brown-haired girl started with her mother’s cheeks and her father’s forehead. It was an infrequent act that escalated into an hourly undertaking.

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The Road Trip by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores (Flash Fiction)

A black and white image of a car on the road and two people celebrating by stretching out the window and sunroof
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WELCOME to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES!

A couple decide to take a road trip. They have everything planned.

It’s a journey that would end in love and commitment.

But the two have no idea what they’re getting into.

Their moods wind and swerve with the open road. The ending is unexpected.

Please read ahead and click the blue link! Enjoy!

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Funeral Gathering by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

close up of two donkeys
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Welcome To TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES!

A man is more concerned with his death than life.

He spends years preparing for the gathering at his funeral.

But an ironic twist catapults his plans. It’s a funeral he never could have expected.

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Emoji Killer by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

an emoji with a shocked expression against a blue background
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WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES!

Have you ever had the emoji blues? Not sure which emoji goes where…

It may seem inconsequential. But not if you live with a child or teenager.

They know more than you and will not overlook your emoji mishandling.

In this story, a mother and daughter come to a shaky emoji understanding.

Please read ahead and click the blue link. Cheers!

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