neelwrites/slaughter/threelinetales/shortstory/150words/23/03/2018

SLAUGHTER HOUSE photo by Sam Carter via Unsplash By Neel Anil Panicker Through the semi darkness, unmindful of the several pairs of eyes that pinned onto her, Sabina stared at her father, at her Abba, the sixty year old silver bearded man who had been her life, her heart beat through the tortuous turns their lives had … Continue reading neelwrites/slaughter/threelinetales/shortstory/150words/23/03/2018

neelwrites/murderonhermind/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/shortstory/fiction/176words/20/03/2018

MURDER ON HER MIND This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan. Thank you Yinglan! By Neel Anil Panicker Time you got married, Afreen? You know Imtiaz, Afroz’s cousin. He’s just landed a fat paying bank job, is kind, well educated, and good looking too__ideal husband material. What do you say? Lisa tossed her hair … Continue reading neelwrites/murderonhermind/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/shortstory/fiction/176words/20/03/2018

neelwrites/curtainsdown/sixsentencestories/fiction/shorttsory/13/03/2018

IT’S CURTAINS By Neel Anil Panicker It’s time we draw the curtain on this unfortunate episode of our lives hoping that we don’t commit the same mistakes that we did and… “Hoping that we commit fresh ones, right John?” Well, if what you have just made is a sarcastic remark then let me tell that … Continue reading neelwrites/curtainsdown/sixsentencestories/fiction/shorttsory/13/03/2018

neelwrites/somethingsmelly/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriters/shortstory/173words/13/03/2018

SOMETHING’S SMELLY This week’s photo prompt is provided by Enisa. Thank you Enisa! By Neel Anil Panicker Tell me Al, what time did you arrive? “2. 15, Sir.” You sure about the time? “Well, 2 pm is lunch time here at the Fire Station. I’d just opened my box when the call came. We’re there … Continue reading neelwrites/somethingsmelly/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriters/shortstory/173words/13/03/2018

neelwrites/threelinetales/fiction/shortstory/139words/08/03/2018

THE BOOK LOVER By Neel Anil Panicker If one were to ask him the one thing he would love to do all his life, his answer to that would be, and that too without batting an eye__in the library, his nose buried under a pile books. History, Geography Philosophy, Arts, Anthropology, the Sciences, Literature, Religion, … Continue reading neelwrites/threelinetales/fiction/shortstory/139words/08/03/2018

neelwrites/life’sabeach/threelinetales/shortstory/fiction/143words/03/03/2018

LIFE’S A BEACH By Neel Anil Panicker Life’s a beach, thought Mehul as he ogled on the endless stretch of near naked bodies in various stages of copulation, the sun’s rays making shimmering patterns on the sandy pebbles as human desires crested to stratospheric heights with every swig of the beer bottle and puff of … Continue reading neelwrites/life’sabeach/threelinetales/shortstory/fiction/143words/03/03/2018

neelwrites/costlyfling/fiction/sixsentencestories/19/02/2018

A COSTLY FLING By Neel Anil Panicker  It started out pretty innocently, a casual dalliance, a mere fling, one of those outings that two high ranking and married individuals engage in when work demands drive them to spend endless hours closeted together on weekends. But in between poring over voluminous data and  decoding intricate red … Continue reading neelwrites/costlyfling/fiction/sixsentencestories/19/02/2018

neelwrites/acrimelesson/fiction/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/160words/11/02/2018

[Enter Post Title Here]       A CRIME LESSON   By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma lifted his head from the sheaf of papers at his desk and asked, “How long have been working with me?’ Constable Pandey sprang to attention and pulling his stomach in, squirmed. “Nine months, Sir.” ‘Nine months, eight days, … Continue reading neelwrites/acrimelesson/fiction/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/160words/11/02/2018

neelwrites/blastofatime/FFfAW/shortstory/fiction/175words/06/02/2018

BLAST OF A TIME   By Neel Anil Panicker “It smelled? Well, it smelled of burnt plasticky, with overtones of sweet gunpowdery, charring fleshery, and concrete dustery.” Inspector Sharma looked bemusedly at his colleague and shook his head. When will these trainee newbies forego their English bred tongue and speak the language of the plebs, … Continue reading neelwrites/blastofatime/FFfAW/shortstory/fiction/175words/06/02/2018

neelwrites/brightaslight/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/30/01/2018

BRIGHT AS LIGHT By Neel Anil Panicker Father, I feel lost, of no use. My life has turned pitch dark and shorn of all light. “That’s not the case, my son. There’s light at the end of the tunnel?” Father, but I see no tunnel, no light? Where is it? “Son, you are mistaken. Look … Continue reading neelwrites/brightaslight/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/30/01/2018