neelwrites/whathappensinclassstaysinclass/CATology/students/fiction/TTC/FOWC/flash/13/10/2018

WHAT HAPPENS IN CLASS STAYS IN CLASS By Neel Anil Panciker Students come in all shapes and sizes and, might I add here, orientations, inclinations, and affiliations. I first saw him in an English Class. Well, spotted would be a better word. It was Day One, Week Three of the mid-season batch, an early morning … Continue reading neelwrites/whathappensinclassstaysinclass/CATology/students/fiction/TTC/FOWC/flash/13/10/2018

neelwrites/bloodonthestreets/sundayphotofiction/200words/08/10/2018

BLOOD ON THE STREETS Photo Credit: John Brand By Neel Anil Panicker The evening had long cast its long shadows on the narrow stretch that wound up the northern periphery leading out of the main arterial road. Unlike the chaos and the maddening hustle and bustle of the mainland this was an oasis of calm … Continue reading neelwrites/bloodonthestreets/sundayphotofiction/200words/08/10/2018

neelwrites/loversknownotno/flash/fiction/shortstory/257words/07/10/2018

LOVERS KNOW NOT ‘NO’ By Neel Anil Panicker “No, it’s not a good idea”. ‘What, taking what is yours, or us, running away from our homes and building a future for ourselves?’ Neelima opened her mouth to say something but caught herself as she eyed a couple of middle aged men approaching the corner. It … Continue reading neelwrites/loversknownotno/flash/fiction/shortstory/257words/07/10/2018

neelwrites/apumpkinstory/fiction/flash/shortstory/FOWC/260words/02/10/2018

  A VERY PUMPKIN STORY By Neel Anil Panicker “You can boil it, steam it, roast it. And guess what! It’s the best things for failing vision, low blood pressure and has a million antioxidant properties” Manohar looked askance at his friend of thirty plus years and wondered whether the old man had crossed all … Continue reading neelwrites/apumpkinstory/fiction/flash/shortstory/FOWC/260words/02/10/2018

neelwrites/heartbeats/flash/100words/28/07/2018

Written for multiple writing prompts: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 90 FOWC with Fandango — Eager https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/09/27/three-things-challenge-27-sept-2018/ HEARTBEATS By Neel Anil Panicker She’s more than a best friend. She’s also more than her stupid black button hole sized eyeball balls that come alive in a face that’s smaller than her neck, whose thick browny wavy hairs leave behind … Continue reading neelwrites/heartbeats/flash/100words/28/07/2018

neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

MY CHEMISTRY WITH BIOLOGY By Neel Anil Panicker Teenaged pangs for boys much like birth pangs  for expectant mothers and exam pangs for students are just that__ a well worn out truism that’s as old as the hills. And so it was with me as I stepped into my teens and found myself palpitating, hyperventilating … Continue reading neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

neelwrites/troubleinhighseas/TTC/FOWC/SUNDAYPHOTOFICTION/flash/shortstory/200words/16/09/2018

TROUBLE IN THE HIGH SEAS By Neel Anil Panicker  “Damm’t! I should have carried a safety pin.” Seated next to her in the pint sized float, Rajan smiled, his usual trademark nonchalant curl of thick lips. ‘But Sheela, why do you need a safety pin  in the middle of  the ocean?’ From her side of … Continue reading neelwrites/troubleinhighseas/TTC/FOWC/SUNDAYPHOTOFICTION/flash/shortstory/200words/16/09/2018