Tag Archives: short stories

The Writer’s Space

What runs through an editor’s mind as she reads a piece of work for the first time? Does she let herself relax into the story like a reader would, or does the editor’s mind take over, hawk eyed, looking for … Continue reading

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New Ceylon Writing

“Colombo” is published in issue 6 of New Ceylon Writing. You can find it on page 27 here or read it below.   Colombo – by Shirani Rajapakse   Prescription walkers huff and puff their way to good health, proud of the … Continue reading

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Litro

This is Home is a short story I wrote last year about a Palestinian woman stuck in the middle of the conflict. Check it out here.

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Getting it Write!

The annual creative writing seminar organised by the English Writers’ Cooperative (EWC) Sri Lanka will be held on August 29, 2015 from 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. at the auditorium of the Sri Lanka Federation of University Women. There will … Continue reading

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One hundred rupees for a day of lit

  What can a hundred rupees (approximately 0.75 USD) get you? A bottle of water, a snack, some sweets, maybe a short bus ride to wherever and back? That’s not much really. A hundred rupees certainly won’t get you in … Continue reading

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2014 in review

Thank you to everyone who visited my blog this year. Hope you have a peaceful and wonderful New Year. See you soon in 2015. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: … Continue reading

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Thank You All

A big THANK YOU to everyone that likes my posts/pages and add interesting comments. I’m a lazy blogger as you may have realized…. although I don’t always comment I do appreciate and value the time you spend on my blog.

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