experiment

An Enlightened Man [Short Fiction]

Meetings, trivialities, restaurants and enlightenment. I had a ton of fun writing this piece. Inspired by an untrue story (and maybe some absurdism).
-Imran

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The Five Faces of Mr V [Short Fiction]

An experiment in perspective built into a short story. I’m interested in knowing whether something like this works. Any feedback would be appreciated. 
-Imran

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The Lecturer [Short Fiction]

I wrote this piece back in the vacation and brought to my writing group last week where it generated some varied and interesting feedback. It’s a piece drawing from personal experiences in Commerce at UCT. In particular, I’ve tried to capture a particular archetype of lecturer. A general lack of sympathy and empathy towards students is remarkably common in Commerce, especially in the later years. But that’s a whole other story. Hope you enjoy the piece.
 -Imran

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Tyron Fowler: Actuarial Innovator [Short Fiction]

Unfortunately, I didn’t get to write the piece that I wanted to this week. Campus has just started and its been possibly the most ridiculous first week back that I’ve had thus far. So this week I’ve settled for a piece I wrote about a month ago shortly after my Bus Strat exam. It was written to parody those verbose business reviews where some journalist fawns over an entrepreneur like he’s God gift to mankind (our case study was on Amazon’s Jeff Bezos). It also parodies my friend who’s not really crazy about technology. Thank God he doesn’t use Facebook or Twitter :P.
-Imran

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Paranoia [Short Fiction]

I had this strange idea the other night that maybe paranoia or other such mental delusions could be described as creating threatening narratives around ordinary everyday details (not that I know anything about psychology). So I figured I’d try writing a short piece about a man who ties completely unrelated details into some web of conspiracy. Not sure if I pulled that off… but had fun messing around.
-Imran

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