Layla’s husband has been giving her beautiful gifts, especially clothing. At first, Layla is pleased (although many of the clothes are one size too small), but then she starts noticing signs that they have been worn by someone else. In particular, there’s a certain lilac perfume that seems to be clinging to some of them…
What is the secret that her husband is hiding? Will Layla be able to find it out before it is too late? Figure it all out at S for Secret
Mark could not just easily take off the wedding ring. After all, it was on his finger for 10 long years. Some might say it is just a very short duration. But was it truly? Did 10 years really amount to nothing? Yesterday’s conversation with Jill was playing on in his mind.
Should Mark leave Jill? What did Jill do to come to this situation? How will their relation turn out? Will they end it or get back together again? Read on in R for Ring.
He was always afraid of the quiet. Silence around him meant that the voices in his head would come out. He was suffering from depression and had been taking medications since a long period of time. But so far none of the drugs had helped quieten the voices in his head. Anything he used to do, the voices used to tell him that he would never be good at it.
Even when he got married, the voices used to convince him that he was a terrible husband and that his wife hates him.
Read on about his life in Q for Quiet
Every day Trishala used to get a call on her office landline. The call used to come at the same time each day and there used to be an old lady at the other end of the line asking for Puneet. Trishala had no idea who Puneet was and every day she used to tell the lady that it was a wrong number. Since she was an old lady, Trishala didn’t have the heart to be rude with her for calling everyday.
Who is this lady calling Trishala continuously? And who is Puneet? Read P for Phone Call to find out about the mysterious phone call
The twins did not want to go an orphanage on their birthday. But their parents insisted on it every year. They were fed up. They wanted to celebrate their birthday like their friends do – going to the malls, shopping, watching movies and playing with friends.
So this year, they decided to be stern. They decided to have things go their way this time. But what was the reason that their parents were taking them to the orphanage every year? Will this year too, they will go? Or will the kids have it their way? Read on in O for Orphanage.
Prompt: Your character is in the middle of a messy divorce. His/her divorce lawyer has advised him/her not to move out of the house because doing so could negatively affect his/her divorce settlement. His/her spouse likewise refuses to move out, so the two are still living together. When your character starts a new romantic relationship, this complicated arrangement becomes even more complicated…
So how does Jack and Helen sort it out? Or do they sort it out? Find out more and check out the story at J for Jealousy
Prompt – This year, your character resolves to publish her novel. She sends it to an agent, who almost immediately finds a potential publisher. The problem? The novel’s protagonist is recognizably based your character’s best friend, and the novel is based on the friend’s secret love affair. When the book comes out, everyone in their small town will know the friend’s secret. Is there a way for your character to publish the novel without ruining their friendship and her friend’s life?
Rebecca and Melissa are best of friends since childhood. Melissa has a secret which only Rebecca knows. But her temptation to make her protagonist in her book like Melissa overcame the bond of friendship and the secret keeping of her friend. How will Rebecca resolve this crisis? Will they break their friendship of so many years?
Read on at E for Enthrall
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Prompt: This year, your character resolves to get his driver’s license. A week after he does, he is driving on a lonely road when a pedestrian suddenly walks in front of the car. Your character hits the person, then panics and drives off. Now, he’s tormented by guilt. Has he killed someone? He can’t find any information about the accident in the newspapers. He needs to discover the truth and, if possible, make amends. But he doesn’t want to be arrested…
Read about the fateful Drive and what happens next at D for Drive