neelwrites/anotherworldlyencounter/FFfAW/FOWC/flashfiction/shortstory/175words/05/09/2018

Written for multiple prompts FOWC with Fandango — Tapestry https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2018/09/03/fffaw-challenge-181st/ https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/09/04/three-things-challenge-04-sept-2018/ AN OTHER WORLDLY ENCOUNTER By Neel Anil Panicker The car fumed and spluttered for a while, billowing out hot air, before finally giving up.  “Damm these Mahindras! A TATA vehicle would never have given us such trouble ever, ” spat out Angad from the driver’s … Continue reading neelwrites/anotherworldlyencounter/FFfAW/FOWC/flashfiction/shortstory/175words/05/09/2018

neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018

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

neelwrites/nosheddingtears/sisentencestories/flash/fiction/shortstory/07/06/2018

NO SHEDDING TEARS By Neel Anil Panicker It took a while for her to understand but ever since his last indiscretion__ a quickie weekend fling couched as an urgent out of town meeting with “some VIP clients who wanted to sign a big ticket deal__she had stopped to shed silent tears in the vain hope … Continue reading neelwrites/nosheddingtears/sisentencestories/flash/fiction/shortstory/07/06/2018

neelwrites/sleepingwiththeenemy/shortstory/fiction/flashfiction/instashorts/510words/02/06/2018

SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY By Neel Anil Panicker “Up around the corner” was his standard reply. That was how he stonewalled all her queries. That was the staccato reply she received every single time she asked him in the month or so they had known each other, having met rather serendipitously at the zoo. “I … Continue reading neelwrites/sleepingwiththeenemy/shortstory/fiction/flashfiction/instashorts/510words/02/06/2018

neelwrites/wait’sover/Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie/saturdaymix-doubletake/fiction/shortstory/12/05/2018

WAIT’S OVER By Neel Anil Panicker For days Inspector Sharma lay in wait, pitching his tent by the rivulet that abutted the foothills of the forest. There he lay in wait, biding his time, subsisting on the mercy of the trouts and shrimps that he would catch with the help of his improvised fishing rod__a … Continue reading neelwrites/wait’sover/Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie/saturdaymix-doubletake/fiction/shortstory/12/05/2018

neelwrites/easymoney/fiction/shortstory/100words/flashfictionchallenge/31/03/2018

MONEY IS SWEET HONEY By Neel Anil Panicker Professor Amritanand had done his job_ he had prepared the years’ Matriculation Mathematics paper. Now, all he had to do was seal it in an envelope and lock it in the strong room. He was about to do so when his mind sprang alive with the conversation … Continue reading neelwrites/easymoney/fiction/shortstory/100words/flashfictionchallenge/31/03/2018

neelwrites/curtainsdown/sixsentencestories/fiction/shorttsory/13/03/2018

IT’S CURTAINS By Neel Anil Panicker It’s time we draw the curtain on this unfortunate episode of our lives hoping that we don’t commit the same mistakes that we did and… “Hoping that we commit fresh ones, right John?” Well, if what you have just made is a sarcastic remark then let me tell that … Continue reading neelwrites/curtainsdown/sixsentencestories/fiction/shorttsory/13/03/2018

neelwrites/balloon/flash/fiction/shortstory/100days/11/03/2018

SOME TLC By NeelAnil Panicker “You don’t look like you could cook.” This was their second date and Raj had invited Anjali to his pad. He smiled at her from across the kitchen table, the same impish curve she had noticed the first time they had ‘bumped’ at the coffee shop. She noticed it__first, the … Continue reading neelwrites/balloon/flash/fiction/shortstory/100days/11/03/2018

neelwrites/thevoice/shortstory/187words/10/03/2018

THE VOICE By Neel Anil Panicker Mary’s suddenly felt the full weight of her over 80 kg body mass as her hands went limp and the legs gave way. Myriad images began to swim in her head and icicles of a slow moving pain began to shoot into her inner membranes, the pain increasing by … Continue reading neelwrites/thevoice/shortstory/187words/10/03/2018

neelwrites/liftingherself/sixsentencestories/fiction/flash/258words/09/03/2018

LIFTING HERSELF By Neel Anil Panicker Shelly closed the door, drew the curtains, and after switching off the lights, sat in the corner edge of the now darkened room. The last six months had been the most traumatic period of her life what with her husband, her dear darling husband__the one for whom she had … Continue reading neelwrites/liftingherself/sixsentencestories/fiction/flash/258words/09/03/2018