May 31: Flash Fiction Challenge BLACK ‘N’ WHITE By Neel Anil Panicker It’s plain nepotism. The winner’s the Jury Chairman’s nephew. You can contest the decision if you want to’. For Abraham Lincoln, the Principal’s words were a sledgehammer. He had outscored every single opponent and was lustily cheered after his passionate seven minute espousal of … Continue reading neelwrites/blacknwhite/flashfiction/99words/historicalfiction/01/06/2018


BOTTOMLESS PITS  ( GENRE: HISTORICAL FICTION)  By Neel Anil Panicker   “Doesn’t look like a World War prison, right?” I looked at Alfred, my tour guide, and nodded. Proper lights, walls freshly painted, coated in vibjyoric colours, the floors, cemented and glistening; long ventilated corridors___the works__all this a long shot away from the vision that … Continue reading neelwrites/inthehole/sundayphotofiction/shortstory/flash/historicalfiction/20/05/2018


What Pegman Saw: Buckhorn Iowa Hosted by J Hardy Carroll at SATAN’S PLAYGROUND By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Hey Oscar, let’s investigate. It says Satan’s Playground’. The two friends looked at one another as the sun’s rays receded from above their temples, slipping past the corner side street where they stood, their hands__tender and tucked inside over-sized pockets, a mere … Continue reading neelwrites/satan’splayground/whatpegmansaw/flash/shortstory/150words/21/12/2017


WHAT PEGMAN SAW Hosted by  the beautiful k rawson at DEATH OF HOPE By Neel Anil Panicker Happiness is a relative term. Take, for instance, Tomoe Murao. One would be deceived by those sparkling eyes that smile from behind rimless glasses, the delicately hair brushed bob of hair that crowns a face attractive enough to … Continue reading neelwrites/deathofhope/whatpegmansaw/fiction/shorstory/04/12/2017/


Hosted by  Sunday Fiction  at GREAT INDIAN BAN PARTY- Playing at a theatre near you By Neel Anil Panicker A ghoonghtaless brave Rajput princess bedecked in mesmerizing regal wear, prancing around in her own magnificent gold bedecked palace courtyard, dancing her heart out in gay abandon, her swirling lehanga swishing wildly in huge concentric circles while … Continue reading neelwrites/pest/thegreatindianbanparty/sundayphotofictioneer/20/11/2017


WHAT PEGMAN SAW Hosted by K Rawson at St. Petersburg, Russia JUST GASSING (GENRE: Historical Fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker As the eight door state car, a shining black limousine screeched to a halt, a sprightly six foot tall man in an overall coat quickly ran upto and held the back door open. A few … Continue reading neelwrites/gassingabout/whatpegmansaw/fiction/flash/18/09/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hosted by the charming Rochelle at 1 September 2017 KALAPANI  (HISTORICAL FICTION) By Neel Anil Panicker                   (word count: 99 words) The man looked askance at the promontory spread out before him. Who would believe that a mere 90 days ago it was a wild … Continue reading neelwrites/kalapani/FF/99words/historicalfiction/31/08/2017


Sunday Photo Fiction – August 20th 2017 get the InLinkz code Hosted by J Hardy at  GAZING INTO A STARRY REALITY By Neel Anil Panicker My name is Galileo. Galileo who? Galileo what? Did I hear you say? Well, not surprising, though. In this fast paced emoji driven, information pumping adrenaline high robotic age whoever … Continue reading neelwrites/gazingintoastarryreality/fiction/SPF/20/08/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hosted by the prima donna of short fiction Rochelle at 18 August 2017 SHE’S GOT THE BLUES (genre: historical fiction) PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields   By Neel Anil Panicker A week ago Asha watched on TV the heart wrenching visuals of countless Blue Whales swept ashore, their glistening gargantuan lifeless forms on … Continue reading neelwrites/she’sgottheblues/FF/fiction/16/08/2017


WHAT PEGMAN SAW Pena, Portugal IT’S ABOUT TIME GENRE: HISTORICAL FICTION By Neel Anil Panicker A woman’s face etched in a beatific smile and holding in her arms a barely three-month-old baby girl greets Emily. A tear drops from her eyes as she places in her pint sized bag the sepia tinged black and white … Continue reading neelwrites//it’sabouttime/whatpegmansaw/13/08/2017