Zenana1 Deorhi was a honeycomb with many queen bees. From outside the complex jalis, the zenana looked like a quiet place, full of beauty and grace. But inside, it buzzed with disgruntled murmurs, noisy altercations, and jealous confrontations. A dense, bitter fluid of insecurity filled its cells. There were invisible walls of pride and position.... Continue Reading →

Books by Salini Vineeth

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 →

About Me

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 →

‘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 →

Live the Struggle

If you want your life to be Anything better than the mediocre Then be prepared to meet the Struggle The Struggle isn't easy, it isn't kind It snarls at your face, first thing in the morning Insecurity and diffidence are breakfast in bed. The Struggle is like the purgatory, It lures you back into mainstream... Continue Reading →

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