To Catch A  Killer By Neel Anil Panicker “The bookstore…no, no…it’s the only one…name? well, I..I ain’t sure if it has a name…oh, wait a minute…I’ll tell you the landmark. Just come to Chinatown…ask for Chinchua…someone will guide you to Ho Chin Min street…it’s the second shop…all blazing red…lots of dragon cut outs…orange and flaming … Continue reading neelwwrites/flash/fiction/ff/100words/07/04/21


THE DOG LOVER By Neel Anil Panicker “The killer is a pet lover. Specifically, a dog lover.” Superintendent Vikram Singh wore a befuddled expression. He stared  down at the person seated opposite his desk. ‘How…how the fish can you make such a definitive statement.? It’s been a week since the richest industrialist of Surat was … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/ff/foction/100words01/04/21


SOME ROADS NEED TO BE TRAVELLED (mini tale) By Neel Anil Panicker What is it about a road that screams hope,wondered Jessie as she stared at the open winding stretch that broke through the  mud splattered melange of bylanes that girdled her  obscure hamlet lost behind the Chottanagpur Hills As she stood, absolutely immobile, her … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/shortstory/fiction/sss/29/03/21


SETTING THE STAGE (mini tale) By Neel Anil Panicker He was to the stage born; tall, authoritative, a rippling, sinuous mass of pure muscle that moved in sync much a like a full mane Royal Bengal Tiger, the authoritative, dictatorial image complete with roar so strong, a few octaves higher than plebians, just about enough … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/27/03/21


Lingering Shadows By Neel Anil Panicker It’s well past graveyard hour, and the world and its nanny have long succumbed to the soporific pleasures of nothingness. Kiran stares at out of her frosted glass window, gazing at the park outside her corner house. Artificial candles of Einstein carpet the granular grounds; the lone mulberry tree’s … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/ff/100words/25/03/21