Blank Screen – A short story

By Raza Hasnain Naqvi Kashif accepted the challenge. In fact, he laughed when his friend Nasir suggested it seriously. “Is this a joke Nasir?” asked Kashif. “No Kashif. Not a joke. I know that you are very popular in school. Boys or girls – everyone wants to be your friend. They want your phone number, …

Seven reasons why you need to smile more

By Raza Hasnain Naqvi You must be thinking, ‘Is this guy serious or is he just poking me? Seven reasons why I need to smile more? Ya sure…’ Take it seriously or take it as a joke. But I want you to just try and guess how many times you smiled yesterday. Go on…three times…five …

Win the Race – A short story

Photo credit: CC-Mitchell Media (flickr)By Raza Hasnain Naqvi Jari was a champion. He had remained so for the past two years in his college. Nobody could challenge his speed and strength. He had trained hard to be a champion. Yet, something was not right. He had a competitor now and this competitor was getting attention. …