One Frame Stories

One Frame Stories (OFS) looks at exploring the different perspectives that each one of us have of our not so different lives. We all come across the very same things in our daily lives, yet interpret it differently, gathering awesome insights which leave us inspired for another day. We look forward to your stories to help inspire a few more.

FRAME 119

One Frame Stories

TOP 4 STORIES

The usual plot

Manoj kini

"Nice shot there Sid! This will make a perfect cover shot for the campaign in print-media." "Thank you boss! Right to education is critical today. Charity begins at home, right?" The promotion was a massive success. Educating the next generation was going to bring in a massive paradigm shift, but that would take time. If change had to come in today, it was imperative to educate the older folks too; those that resist change today. I watched as my daughter accompanied her grandpa to school. He enjoyed her company and she, his. They would surely enjoy education this way.

Heart-to-heart

Manisha Panda

Rohan: Why do we have to do this? Why can't I be a farmer like you? Murali: Son, because I want to give you what I never got and I hope you find what you love to do there. Rohan: But I just love playing with you. Murali: Now don't complain for all the good things in life! Rohan: I don't wanna leave your hand. I'm scared. Murali: That's why I want you to go. When you come back and I'm 50, hold my hand; I would be scared then.

Honour Killing

Ranjit Tha

I am a ten year old girl. I get nightmares. A lot. All blood red in colour. I scream in my sleep. My parents also screamed and fought till the last breath when the caste mob attacked and threw their mutilated bodies on the railway track. Somehow I survived. You might have read about the honour killing of a married inter-caste couple. That’s my papa and mummy. Listen, I go to school crossing the same blood-stained railway track every day. It lies so close, but parallel to my life. This is my story. And I wrote it for the class assignment ‘happy family’.

The Promise

NavSpeak

The excruciating pain of the long labour vanished the moment Shubhdra took her newborn daughter in her arms. Her eyes gleamed with dreams of her daughter achieving all that she couldn't. She knew she didn't have much time. She kissed Aasha, held Murali's hand and smiled. "I'd promised I'll never leave you alone. I've kept my promise. Now... ," she couldn't complete her sentence but Murali knew what she wanted to say. Every day when Murali takes Aasha to school holding her hand, he keeps his promise. Shubhdra never left him. She always walks ahead like a guiding light.

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ONE FRAME. 99 WORDS. A MILLION STORIES.

At One Frame Stories, we invite you to share your ideas and perspective with the world in form of 99 words stories.

About One Frame Stories.

“One Frame Stories is a concept initiated to showcase how different people have varied perspective about the same thing.“

“With One Frame Stories, we also intend to encourage people to write and share stories with us and by people we mean anybody and everybody who can write, want to write and are hesitant to write.“

“A photograph is shared, on which you are to write a story in 99 words or less. The story should be based on your perspective of the photograph.”

Some Stats

  • 120

    Frames

  • 3490

    Stories

  • 1093

    Story Tellers

  • 311250

    Visitors

OUR OFS PROCESS

A photograph is shared, on which you are to write a story in 99 words or less. The story should be based on your perspective of the photograph.

Submission

A new frame is published every Friday based on which you can share your story or perspective in 99 or less than 99 words. Your story should be strictly based on the given frame...

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Evaluation

The team at OFS will evaluate the story based on the submission criteria which includes the word limit, the language and your stories connect with given frame. The OFS team has the..

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Publishing

The stories for each frame will be published every Friday, i.e. one week from the day of publishing the frame. Only those stories that are approved by the team at OFS will be published...

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THIS WEEK'S FRAME

A photograph is shared , on which you are to write a story in 99 words or less. The story should be based on your perspective of the photograph.

FRAME 120: Last Date of Submission June 2, 2017

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