neelwrites/amatteroftime/reena’sexplorationchallengewek#22/fiction/coachingtime/2130words/01/02/2018

A MATTER OF TIME By Neel Anil Panicker “Let me start by telling you a story, if you please. But before that let me begin with a Biblical aphorism: You reap what you sow.” He heard some rumblings from the back and looked towards the last bench. Pin drop silence followed. Years of teaching MBA … Continue reading neelwrites/amatteroftime/reena’sexplorationchallengewek#22/fiction/coachingtime/2130words/01/02/2018

neelwrites/differenteyes, differentlearnings/fiction/coachingtime/1429words/25/01/2018

Perspectives shape reality, and we write our own destiny. It is perhaps a hackneyed theme that I use so often in my speaking and writing. But, a writer writes the destiny of its characters. Perspectives shape reality, and we write our own destiny. It is perhaps a hackneyed theme that I use so often in … Continue reading neelwrites/differenteyes, differentlearnings/fiction/coachingtime/1429words/25/01/2018

neelwrites/copingup/reena;sexplorationchallemge#20/shortstory/fiction/18/01/2018

Hosted by Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2018/01/12/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-20/ COPING UP (SHORT STORY/FICTION) By Neel Anil Panicker Salsa, said one. Solo world travel, offered another. Yet another, this one, a well meaning distant Uncle from my long gone mother’s side mooted painting. And this knowing that I had earlier, and that was a good two decades ago, dabbled in Fine … Continue reading neelwrites/copingup/reena;sexplorationchallemge#20/shortstory/fiction/18/01/2018

neelwrites/taketwo/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#17/25/12/2017

Hosted by Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/12/14/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-17/ Past – My resume line Professional journalist with a particular fascination for ferreting out and writing about the dirty underbelly of life. Gaps  Journalism was a career I stumbled into, more a lazy indulgence that slowly turned into something deeper. It served as an enabler, a force multiplier in terms … Continue reading neelwrites/taketwo/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#17/25/12/2017

neelwrites/maya:littlemorethanillusion/fiction/shortstory/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#16/14/12/2017

Hosted by the fantabulous Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/12/08/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-16/ Here is a character narrating different episodes from her life. You get an idea of the overall personality. Pick just one sentence from the story, and develop further on that. MAYA: LITTLE MORE THAN ILLUSION By Neel Anil Panicker I see the rage in my boss’s eyes and know … Continue reading neelwrites/maya:littlemorethanillusion/fiction/shortstory/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#16/14/12/2017

neelwrites/darknesstolight/fiction/shortstory/reena’sexplorationhallengeweek#15/06/12/12017

Hosted by the ever dependable, super resourceful Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/12/01/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-15/ DARKNESS TO LIGHT By Neel Anil Panicker As the Master of Ceremonies (MC) announced the winner of the COACHING TIME Best Faculty Award 2017, thunderous rounds of applause swept through the audience as every single person was up on his or feet, clapping, cheering lustily, … Continue reading neelwrites/darknesstolight/fiction/shortstory/reena’sexplorationhallengeweek#15/06/12/12017

neelwrites/swotbversussoar/fiction/shortstory/1431words/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek14/29/11/2017

Hosted by Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/11/24/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-14/ NO SWETTING OVER SWOT, SIMPLY SOAR Here’s the prompt.   By Neel Anil Panicker   Nitin Gokhale looked around him and found that he was the odd one out. Everyone in the large airy hall the size of a 5-star lobby was clad in suits. Cleaned and shaven, hairs gelled, shoes … Continue reading neelwrites/swotbversussoar/fiction/shortstory/1431words/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek14/29/11/2017