Great short story writers have the skill to spin a story based on a small incidence. This could be from their own experience or an incident they heard during a commute or at a bar. The Gen X may think what's so unusual about the story. Just to remind you, this was before the time... Continue Reading →
Our Teacher – எங்கள் டீச்சர் – Sundara Ramasamy.
Jayamohan is perhaps the best writer in Tamil today if not the most famous. He has a website (https://www.jeyamohan.in) where readers discuss various current issues and the writer participates actively. In one of the recent posts, a reader has commented badly about teachers in general and primary schools in particular. I have always held my school... Continue Reading →
Stamp Album – Sundara Ramasamy
I have already introduced Sundara Ramasamy, a great Tamil short story writer to readers through the short story - Prasadam. Su Ra's Stamp Album is another story which will appear in my 100 best short stories. The writers brings out the emotions of young children brilliantly in this story. Read on....... Stamp Album ஸ்டாம்பு ஆல்பம்... Continue Reading →
Prasadam – Prasad – Sundara Ramasamy
In the early nineties, when I was selling speciality chemical to Paper Mills, I used to travel in a 100 CC Motorcycle across Maharashtra, clocking thousands of kilometres every month. One afternoon, after riding 250 KMs, I presented myself before the General Manager of a Paper Mill. He was a Bengali and my dis-shelved looks... Continue Reading →