neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/flash/ff/100words/23/07/21

Did That Just Happen! By Neel Anil Panicker Watching on television kids her age frolicking in the snow, throwing around mounds of white balls, Lily would shriek out in rapturous wide eyed joy. ‘Papa snow…papa snow…show me real snow’. Her dad had given up hope, wondering how on earth would be fulfill his six year … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/flash/ff/100words/23/07/21

neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/110words/17/07/21

DERAILED By Neel Anil Panicker “He boarded the wrong train. A pity ‘coz God had laid out the perfect track for him,” lamented Edwin minutes after the casket containing his best friend David’s body was lowered onto the ground. The mourners, over a hundred, who had braved the sudden gust of winds and near incessant … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/110words/17/07/21

neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/1600words/08/07/21

SWIM, OR DROWN! (fiction:shortstory:5 minute read) By Neel Anil Panicker They were known naah infamous as the Devil’s Troika. Troika, because there were three of them_ Ritesh, Inder, and Tanishq. And Devils because…? Well, that was a particular epithet handed over to them by all those whose lives these three highly enterprising young men of … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/1600words/08/07/21

neelwrites/flash/fiction/ff/100words/07/07/21

UPROOTED By Neel Anil Panicker “My child. His love bled her dry. He killed her. He’s… “Stop it, will you?” Shirley stared at Harry. She stepped forward, hands in tragic Christ like gesture, and shot back, “Why shouldn’t I say? Is the truth not very palatable to you, my little oh so morally correct brother?” … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/ff/100words/07/07/21

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/06/07/21

They were known naah infamous as the Devil’s Troika. Troika, because there were three of them_ Ritesh, Inder, and Tanishq. And Devils because…? Well, that was a particular epithet handed over to them by all those whose lives these three highly enterprising young men of a certain lineage touched. Touched, did I say? Well, pardon … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/06/07/21

neelwrites/fiction/500word/shortstory/05/07/2 1

THE WAIT (fiction/shortstory/twominuteread) By Neel Anil Panicker DAY 1 It’s a very long queue. The line originates from the barren river bank, snakes through no less than half a dozen dirt tracks, climbs up rocky masses, slopes down rat infested dumping grounds, past stench emanating drains, sidestepping open lavatories and darkened potholes, the kind that … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/500word/shortstory/05/07/2 1