neelwrites/murderinthemountain/TTC/TPP/FOWC/crime/flash/storystarter/0709/2018

Written for multiple prompts: FOWC with Fandango — Question https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/three-things-challenge-06-sept-2018/ Thursday photo prompt: Turning #writephoto MURDER IN THE MOUNTAIN (genre/crimefiction) By Neel Anil Panicker There are moments in a man’s life when he starts to hate that which he loves the most. Detective Chacko was up against such a moment. Never in his wildest dreams had wily … Continue reading neelwrites/murderinthemountain/TTC/TPP/FOWC/crime/flash/storystarter/0709/2018

neelwrites/andheriamormurders/ThreeThingsChallenge/InspectorSharmacrimefictionseries/01/09/2018

THE ANDHERIA MOR MURDERS  (genre/crime fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma went from one room to the other, all seven of them. Broken glasses,  half empty beer bottles, three packets of condoms, several plates of food, some holding pizza pieces , one full of cherry pie and the bare earth floor splattered with what … Continue reading neelwrites/andheriamormurders/ThreeThingsChallenge/InspectorSharmacrimefictionseries/01/09/2018

neelwrites/justmemories/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/fiction/flash/31/08/2018

JUST MEMORIES By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Happy Birthday Charles’ she whispered, the words__an echo that reverberated all over the misty hill-top. She stood there like that__unmoving, her eyes closed, soft hands folded in prayer, the lips uttering a silent invocation to the Almighty. And thereafter she sat on down, placing the vase by the side, … Continue reading neelwrites/justmemories/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/fiction/flash/31/08/2018

neelwrites/Nature’snature/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/10/08/2018

 NATURE’S NATURE By Neel Anil Panicker Nelson stood in the foreground, his sweaty farmer’s face all lathered in soot, his bare torsoed still virile frame covered with the grime and toil of the day’s labour. Watching the sea of ripened corn, its stalks standing so erect and proud, holding its ground against the onslaught of … Continue reading neelwrites/Nature’snature/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/10/08/2018

neelwrites/secretsofthedark/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/flash/fiction/03/08/2018

  My story is in response to Three Things Challenge, 02 August 2018 https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/08/02/three-things-challenge-02-august-2018/ Today’s things are: basket, xylophone, scream and  Thursday photo prompt: Track #writephoto Thursday photo prompt: Track #writephoto SECRETS OF THE DARK By Neel Anil Panicker At first she didn’t hear it, plausibly because she was too tired, also ‘coz she was desperately trying to hack … Continue reading neelwrites/secretsofthedark/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/flash/fiction/03/08/2018

neelwrites/takingoff/flashfictionforthepurposefulpractitioner/flashfiction/11/07/2018

FLYING OFF By Neel Anil Panicker The closest she had been to an airport was when, once as a child, while being whisked yet one more time from one large city (she doesn’t recall which one) to another, she had craned her neck out of the moving car windows and sighted the twenty feet high … Continue reading neelwrites/takingoff/flashfictionforthepurposefulpractitioner/flashfiction/11/07/2018

neelwrites/thisbirdcanfly/saturdaymix-doubletake/shortstory/flash/07/07/2018

THIS BIRD CAN FLY By Neel Anil Panicker ‘She lacks discipline,’ Senior Authorised Flight Examiner Paulose Abraham exclaimed as he looked over at the two trainee cadets ambling towards the tarmac. “Well, that may be true, but she’s definitely not lax in her duties. In fact she’s quite eager. Ever ready for a challenge. At … Continue reading neelwrites/thisbirdcanfly/saturdaymix-doubletake/shortstory/flash/07/07/2018

neelwrites/achangeofscene/saturdaymix/fiction/flash/shortstory/20/05/2018

A CHANGE OF SCENE By Neel Anil Panicker Henry watched as his wife’s eyes turned moist. It wasn’t the first time he was seeing it nor was it going to be the last time. The change, the metamorphosis of an effervescent, bubbly lively woman full of joi de vivre into a hapless, helpless wreck had … Continue reading neelwrites/achangeofscene/saturdaymix/fiction/flash/shortstory/20/05/2018

neelwrites/it’sallinthename/fiction/flash/shortstory/18/05/2018

IT’S ALL IN THE NAME By Neel Anil Panicker “Hey, what’s this thing about being cool? Looks like everybody wants to be cool.” Jackie stopped, turned around and looked at his friend of twenty fours hours.  “Look err …what’s your name you said?” ‘Sandeep…Sandeep Bandhopadhyaya.’ “Now that’s the problem. With a name like that you … Continue reading neelwrites/it’sallinthename/fiction/flash/shortstory/18/05/2018

neelwrites/flyhighskyhigh/FFfAW/realisticfiction/shortstory/flash/15/05/2018

FLY SKY HIGH  (REALISTIC FICTION) This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan. Thank you Yinglan! FFfAW Challenge-167th Hosted by Priceless Joy at  https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2018/05/14/fffaw-challenge-167th/ By Neel Anil Panicker Growing up in a large extended family of some 35 odd members including one’s parents and grandparents; uncles and aunts; brothers and sisters, and the ubiquitous eclectic assortment … Continue reading neelwrites/flyhighskyhigh/FFfAW/realisticfiction/shortstory/flash/15/05/2018