Author Archives: Jaya Siva Murty

About Jaya Siva Murty

I am an author, a freelance writer, social media consultant and a full-time mother of two little kids. After a short span of working as an advertising copywriter, I went on to write for daily publications and magazines. I love writing poetry and fiction and am also the proud author of my first novella called 'Canvas of Dreams' at www.indireads.com

Mango politics

It’s that time of the year when the king of all fruits is gleaming golden on the trees, tempting all humanity to indulge in its sweet nectar. The trees get laden first with the sour greens, and I, as the … Continue reading

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The letter

It was 11PM when the call came through. A rather unusual time for Raj to be calling, thought Priya as she picked up the phone with a hundred thoughts running through her head. Was someone in the family seriously ill? … Continue reading

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Rant of love and longing

It’s the last day of the summer holidays, and I’m away from home, at an idyllic and quiet getaway, with chirping birds and the occasional cricket breaking the silence. The weather is perfect too, the summer heat has gone and … Continue reading

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What’s up with whatsapp!

Once what was the case with emails, has now gone mobile. And if you think I’m speaking about the blessing mobile is, well it’s not. I’m talking about those constantly pinging WhatsApp messages, that make you look at the phone … Continue reading

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Saving it all

As I stand before the mirror yet again, wondering how the extra flab around my body would melt away, taking me back to the glory of my college days, my little son-shine walks in. “ Amma, I think you should … Continue reading

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Seven  kinds of people you’ll meet at an Indian wedding

The my-look person This sari is from bla and you know the blouse from bla and the choodis were customised from bla bla. All they’re bothered about is their look and they will go on endlessly about it, till you … Continue reading

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A parent’s guide to surviving the summer holidays

You dread those vacations as they approach closer. You start planning out the days, hobby classes et al. You fervently hope those pesky relatives don’t land up again and you count the happy school days that seem to fly by … Continue reading

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