100 Word Wednesday: Week 53 Hosted by bikurgurl at SUICIDE POINT By Neel Anil Panicker With baited breath, Nature awaited his next move. Over three hours had elapsed since his arrival at Suicide Point. An hour of procrastination later, he was now in the middle of the lake, its ever swirling waters reaching inching up his … Continue reading neelwrites/suicidepoint/100wordwednesday/shortstory/fiction/13/01/2018


100 Word Wednesday: Week 50 Hosted by bikurgurl at A BLOODY X-MAS Photo by Brooke Lark By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma pulled himself away from the body. His eyes centred on the table. Arrayed in neat rows were small saucers filled to the brim with cubed fruits. An eclectic range of tall multi-hued glasses stood vigil … Continue reading neelwrites/bloodyx-mas/100wordwednesday/flash/shortstory/100words/23/12/2017


100 Word Wednesday: Week 48 By BIKURGURL at LABYRINTH Photo by Trevor Cole By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma looked through the windshield as the approaching police van made a discreet entrance through the usually locked back gates of Tiz Hizari Courts. The vehicle grinded to a halt near the parking area reserved for judges and higher … Continue reading neelwrites/labyrinth/part30ofadangerouslove/novella/fiction/100wordwednesday/11/12/2017


Hosted BY ROCHELLEWISOFF at ICED PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson By Neel Anil Panicker Earlier it wasn’t so the case; she loved them, the winters. The luxuriously languorous all night slumber into la la land; the achingly slow waking up to the smell of hot as molten lava garden fresh coffee, the touch of warm veined fingers on … Continue reading neelwrites/iced/fridayfictioneers/flash/fiction/shortstory/99words/08/12/2017


   A MURDER OF CROWS   By Neel Anil Panicker They were a trio, a tightly knit team, Mary, Susan, and Anna. Mary was the spotter, the one tasked to ferret out the rich lone lost traveler about town. Susan was the seeker, the one who played Mother Teresa and handheld the ‘victim’. As the two … Continue reading neelwrites/amurderofcrows/100wordstory/fiction/flash/22/11/2017


Welcome to Week 94 of Three Line Tales. Hosted by SONYA at SINKING IN photo by Scott Umstattd via Unsplash   By Neel Anil Panicker I wake up groggy eyed; last night’s indulgences stare down at me, half mocking, half pitying, unspooling in slow motion the debauchery of soiled existences.   The passion soaked proclamations of undying love; the neatly … Continue reading neelwrites/sinkingin/threelinetales/shortstory/flashfiction/17/11/2017


100 Word Wednesday: Week 42 Hosted by bikurgurl at A DISCOVERY By Neel Anil Panicker It’s that still born hour when technically though it’s a day it’s more like night. Well, not exactly, for when I stepped into the park, my still cold hands safely ensconced deep inside woolen pockets and took those tentative pre-dawn first steps … Continue reading neelwrites/adiscovery/100wordwednesday/fiction/flash/29/10/2017


A fictional story relating to the tragic Manchester bombing. Written for Friday Fictioneers Challenge hosted by Rochelle. 26 May 2017 MANCHESTER MONSTER (99 words) PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll By Neel Anil Panicker With much trepidation she steps into Chelsea’s room. ‘Mama, I’m a grown up girl. No entering my room, ok?’ The words … Continue reading neelwrites/FF/manchestermonster/99words/24/05/2017


This week’s photo prompt is provided by Iain Kelly. Thank you Iain! CHECKMATE By Neel Anil Panicker “You wanna play chess?” “Sorry?” “Come with me” Bob dutifully followed her. “Meet Ashu, my boy. Beaten them all. You will be the fiftieth… that’s if you agree.” Her words; he detected a subtle challenge. And something more, … Continue reading neelwrites/fffaw-checkmate/11/11/2016

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…on route By Neel Anil Panicker WORD COUNT: 97 WORDS Fill it, shut it, forget it. That’s me. Just another trading post. Yeah! if that’s any consolation, they gave me a number as well, just a number though. In the trade i am known as route 66. Check that__on route.  That’s me. The median, never … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/100wordstory/fridayfictioneers/on route/02/11/2016