neelwrites/afruitfulvoyage/FFfAW/fiction/shortstory/175words/15/08/2018

FFfAW Challenge – 178th A  FRUITFUL WEEKEND TRIP  By Neel Anil Panicker “Bloody hell, the line’s not moving!” the man in the line muttered under his breath. From behind, Inder nudged him, “Keep your trap shut, Navneet. It’s a Sunday.” Inder looked through his fake Ray Ban glasses at the merry Sunday crowd of party revellers. … Continue reading neelwrites/afruitfulvoyage/FFfAW/fiction/shortstory/175words/15/08/2018

neelwrites/skyhighdreams/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriters/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/fiction/shortstory/08/07/2018

FFfAW Challenge – 173rd https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2018/07/09/fffaw-challenge-173rd/ Three Things Challenge, 06 August 2018 https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/08/06/three-things-challenge-06- Today’s things are: gorgeous, blue-eyed, apple orchardaugust-2018/ SKY HIGH DREAMS By Neel Anil Panicker Whatever little time that Grace spent in the apple orchard, while on her way back from the landlords’s mansion after an entire day spent cooking, cleaning, tending to the garden, ministering to … Continue reading neelwrites/skyhighdreams/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriters/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/fiction/shortstory/08/07/2018

neelwrites/crashlanding/flashfictionfor aspiringwriters/shorttsory/31/07/2018

CRASH LANDING By Neel Anil Panicker Knee high, insulated, timberland, wellington, combat, comfort, work…the list seemed endless. Boots, boots, and then some more. Rajat Banerjee had never seen so many types of shoes in his entire three score something lifetime. An hour later when he stepped out of La Footsie, he had lightened up his … Continue reading neelwrites/crashlanding/flashfictionfor aspiringwriters/shorttsory/31/07/2018

neelwrites/crossingoutthecrosses/FFfAW/flash/shortstory/24/07/2018

CROSSING OUT THE CROSSES By Neel Anil Panicker “Ever played noughts and crosses?” Jeevan looked at his father a tad quizzically. ‘Dad, what kind of a question is that?’ The extra twang while enunciating the last word with every syllabic sound stretching to it’s maximum meant Ethan hadn’t taken too kindly to such a silly … Continue reading neelwrites/crossingoutthecrosses/FFfAW/flash/shortstory/24/07/2018

neelwrites/homeiswheretheheartis/FFfAW/flash/shortstory/175words/17/07/2018

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS  (2 minute read) By Neel Anil Panicker It’s beaten and battered. It’s demeaning and dangerous. It’s inhuman and inhospitable. But, still, it’s home. HOME with a capital H. It’s Seelampur__the place of your birth, raised and razed, several times over. It’s the place that holds all your memories; the … Continue reading neelwrites/homeiswheretheheartis/FFfAW/flash/shortstory/175words/17/07/2018

neelwrites/cagedfreedom/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/fiction/shortstory/10/07/2018

CAGED FREEDOM By Neel Anil Panicker There was no leader. In fact all got to play leader. Up, several thousand feet above the earth, they would trade places, move in and out, shuffle back and forth, allowing each one the pride and joy of leading the pack sans any ego sans the megalomania that is … Continue reading neelwrites/cagedfreedom/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/fiction/shortstory/10/07/2018

neelwrites/everything’sgotatime/flashfiction/shortstory/04/07/2018

EVERYTHING’S GOT A TIME By Neel Anil Panicker By the time the two had reached the roundabout it was all quiet; all she could see was a thick bushy outgrowth__tall, cinder trees  stood like fiery sentinels, their huge monstrous branches, twisted and entwined  encircling the other less fortunate cousins, clasping them with their gnarled roots, … Continue reading neelwrites/everything’sgotatime/flashfiction/shortstory/04/07/2018

neelwrites/fishingintroubledwaters/flash/fiction/shortstory/flashfictionforaspiringwriters/12/06/2018

FISHING IN TROUBLED WATERS By Neel Anil Panicker The splash of waters could be heard even from a distance. Sitting on the bench, ringed by a circular parapet, Imtiaz  and Asma watched their kids___eight year old Latif and five year old Azma_dipping their fingers in the froth filled waters and squealing  in delight every time … Continue reading neelwrites/fishingintroubledwaters/flash/fiction/shortstory/flashfictionforaspiringwriters/12/06/2018

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

neelwrites/time’sup/FFfAW/watch/flash/fiction/shortstory/175words/08/05/2018

TIME’S UP     By Neel Anil Panicker There he is; an apology of a figure, a small moving dot on a fast obliterating horizon. From my perch by the fourth floor window that looks out onto the desolate street that’s cloaked in darkness, I gaze out to him, my eyes all intent. I see … Continue reading neelwrites/time’sup/FFfAW/watch/flash/fiction/shortstory/175words/08/05/2018