GAVIN SMELLIE – A CANADIAN IN KOCHI CENTRAL JAIL By Neel Anil Panicker Gavin Smellie hated his new environs. At 52, with over two decades of a hardcore criminal life behind him he expected a little more respect from the authorities. That evening as he stepped out of his barracks and looked upwards, his eyes … Continue reading neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018


WELCOME TO SIX SENTENCE STORIES By zoe at This week’s cue is DRY. LINK ER UP! SHOOTOUT AT TIHAR (episode 33 of ongoing novella “A DANGEROUS AFFAIR”) By Neel Anil Panicker It took all of sixty seconds for the languid throng of office workers and the motley crowd of litigants and the ubiquitous entourage that … Continue reading neelwrites/shootoutatTihar/part33ofadangerousaffair/fiction/novella/inmspectorsharmacrimeseries/27/01/2018


EASY COME, EASY GO- GANGS OF DELHI- EPISODE 1 (FICTION/NOVELLA) By Neel Anil Panicker The sky is a bluish white spread, white empty of all dark clouds. From behind the snow capped mountain peaks the sun peeps in and begins to shower its slow brilliance on the wind swept landscapes below. The tall cinder trees … Continue reading neelwrites/gangsofdelhi/bawana/fiction/novella/21/01/2018