Fiction 55, Gahjini Effect

55 Fiction is a form of microfiction that refers to the works of fiction limited to a maximum of fifty-five words.

Criteria for 55 Fiction

A literary work will be considered 55 Fiction if it has:
  1. Fifty-five words or less ( A non-negotiable rule Check, words 54.
  2. A setting,  Check.
  3. One or more characters, Check, three characters.
  4. Some conflict, Check
  5. A resolution. Check.  
  6. The title of the story is not part of the overall word count, but it still can’t exceed seven words. Check.  
Ok, enough of this unnecessary gyaan, read on…

He looked under the stack of papers. He looked for it in the cupboard, he was tired looking everywhere.
'Why don't you take the memory pills our doctor gave?'she asked.
He looked at her in disgust and answered, controlling his anger.
'What do you think I am looking for the last one hour?'

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  1. Ha! Ha!

    Post-it notes should help. Also as a 'back-up plan'... keeping a bottle of 'Branolia'...

  2. =)) that was hilarious
    All the checks passed except the number of characters whose the third one? the doctor or the lost memory pill ;)

  3. That was a good one :))

  4. Yeh toh mere jaisa banda hai .. Main bhi bhool jaati hun .. and my friends sometimes call me - ghajini 2 :D

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  6. @Roshmi
    Let him find the medicine first...den he will definitely hunt for post it notes...:P

  7. It sometimes happens to me :D I forget what I was searching for :P

  8. lol, figures! this stuff is funny ^^

  9. LOL :P
    sid, u'r like hilarious man!

  10. lol lol lol and ghajini sure is the rite name yu cud hav given:D... i tried my hand at 55 first time as well :D do check out dude!

  11. I've tried my hand at micro-fiction. Do let me know what you think...

  12. was he looking for the memory pills..?? heheh..:) kya baat hai...:) good one sid...:)

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  14. hey guys...thanks for all the love and comments...
    sorry due to some personal tragedies I did not visit my blog for a long time. :D


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