Here are the books by Salini Vineeth Everyday People ‘Everyday People’ is a collection of eight short stories featuring familiar strangers. These are stories of ordinary people whom you have met - at work, during the daily commute, in your friend circles, or on social media. However, the stories have a twist or an element... Continue Reading →
In these interviews I talk about my background, writing process, books, favorite authors and my upcoming works. Writers Connect with Uma Sharma, Editor, Mind, Spirit, Works In conversation with Sudha Nair about writing and KDP journey Why I gave up my corporate job to become a full-time writer and what I have learnt | A feature... Continue Reading →
How to survive as a newbie writer?
In 2018 December, I quit my engineering career of a decade long and took an absolutely crazy route. I decided to become a full-time writer; ever since life has been a roller coaster ride. During the last one and half years of my life as a newbie writer, I self-published three books and learned a... Continue Reading →
Hi there, I am Salini Vineeth. I am a fiction and freelance writer based in Bangalore. After working as an engineer for ten years, I quit my job in 2018 to embrace my long time passion for writing. Since then, I have published three books– Magic Square (Novella), Everyday People (Short story collection), and a... Continue Reading →
Day 15: Akeldama
“Pardon me, rabboni” Judas shrieked as the noose tightened. It didn’t finish him instantly. Judas counted thirty seconds, one for each piece of silver. His body juddered on the Cercis tree. He heard the crack of the whip and the wail of his rabboni. *Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? * The Cercis tree rained pink flowers.... Continue Reading →
Day 13: Puff Pastry
Anamika, with all her might, folded the dough in front of her. The dough remained stony and adamant, just like the heart of a miser. She pushed and punched it – but the dough refused to budge. “You have just under 40 minutes to go!” Chef Vikas’ voice startled Anamika and brought her back from... Continue Reading →
‘Superwomen’? No, Thank you.
Before our timelines start flooding with stories of ‘superwomen’ on this International Women’s Day, here’s something I want to remind all women out there. You are a woman, but primarily you are a human being. On this women’s day, don’t fall for any other tags. When they say women have patience like the earth, what... Continue Reading →
Book Review: The Fragile Thread of Hope
If you ask me to describe the book The Fragile Thread of Hope, I would say this. Pain etched in every single word The Fragile Thread of Hope by Pankaj Giri is a novel that's themed around personal losses, childhood trauma, tragedies, and how people bounce back from them. It's the story of Fiona and Soham and how they are... Continue Reading →
Why is depression tricky? Why getting an ice cream(and similar things) wont always work?
Yesterday, I saw a post about depression and how people around you don't understand the nature of this illness. While it's essential to have the support and understanding of your loved ones, it may not be easy for them as well. Only a person who has gone through depression could actually understand the trauma. And... Continue Reading →
Our brothers and sisters – Sapiens study part 1
A poodle and a bulldog can fall in love and have kids. Their kids are known as Boodle. The Boodle is fertile and can fall in love with a Chihuahua and have a blissful married life with their kids. If you go by the looks, a poodle and a bulldog look like two extremes of... Continue Reading →