Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate cookies finally broke the ice. While savouring them, she talked about Amar, their affair of five years, and how she was forced into this marriage. She loved him, and did not want to cheat me. As I wondered why she did not tell me this before marriage, I cheated her off the last cookie.

My first attempt at 55 fiction. Tried this for kgaf, but I think I may get the hang of this. Had to try really hard to get this down to exactly 55 words from the 60 words I penned down earlier πŸ™‚

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14 Responses to “Chocolate Cookies”


  1. 1 Sangfroid February 9, 2009 at 11:46 am

    Neat! πŸ™‚
    Heard bout this quite sometime back but never gave it a shot. You’ve done a good job, nonetheless.

  2. 2 pkj February 9, 2009 at 11:51 am

    I’ll stick to 140 char tweets πŸ™‚

  3. 3 ZenWalker February 9, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    @pkj 140 Fiction.. nice idea… U can try writing stories in 140 chars..

  4. 4 Arun February 9, 2009 at 1:01 pm

    good imagination πŸ™‚
    nice work!

  5. 5 ~nm February 9, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Good attempt πŸ™‚

  6. 7 manuscrypts February 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm

    cute πŸ™‚
    small tip : things like didn’t instead of did not, he’d instead of he had etc help when you’re chopping πŸ™‚

  7. 8 mythalez February 9, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    prey to the 55 words!

    ps – thats a 5 word comment πŸ˜›

  8. 11 Kunal February 11, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    Sangfroid, thanks… hope I improve πŸ™‚

    pkj, you have been doing nothing but tweet πŸ˜›

    ZenWalker, I don’t know about pkj, but people have been writing novels on twitter… 140 chars at a time!

    Arun, thanks πŸ™‚

    ~nm, I need to get better πŸ™‚

  9. 12 Kunal February 11, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    obelix, when I don’t have anything to say, I generally say “interesting” πŸ˜€

    manuscrypts, thanks for the tip.. I could have reduced two words had I thought about that earlier πŸ™‚

    Rama, so by your calculations your comment is always 1/11th of the length of post πŸ˜› ??

    Ghost Runner, thanks dude!

    Karan, I know there is no clear ending to it.. but I liked it that way πŸ™‚

  10. 13 Rakesh February 12, 2009 at 8:55 am

    story in 55 words .. I would say you have it in you, to be the next Chetan Bhagat of India.

  11. 14 Kunal February 13, 2009 at 3:04 pm

    Thanks for the vote of confidence Rakesh… although being CB is not my aim πŸ™‚


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