neelwrites/time’sup/FFfAW/watch/flash/fiction/shortstory/175words/08/05/2018

TIME’S UP     By Neel Anil Panicker There he is; an apology of a figure, a small moving dot on a fast obliterating horizon. From my perch by the fourth floor window that looks out onto the desolate street that’s cloaked in darkness, I gaze out to him, my eyes all intent. I see … Continue reading neelwrites/time’sup/FFfAW/watch/flash/fiction/shortstory/175words/08/05/2018

neelwrites/murderonhermind/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/shortstory/fiction/176words/20/03/2018

MURDER ON HER MIND This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan. Thank you Yinglan! By Neel Anil Panicker Time you got married, Afreen? You know Imtiaz, Afroz’s cousin. He’s just landed a fat paying bank job, is kind, well educated, and good looking too__ideal husband material. What do you say? Lisa tossed her hair … Continue reading neelwrites/murderonhermind/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/shortstory/fiction/176words/20/03/2018

neelwrites/betweenarockanda…/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/22/02/2018

  BETWEEN A ROCK AND A… By Neel Anil Panicker The man in the white coat set aside the magnifying glass and proclaimed, ‘This is basalt, a hard extrusive igneous hexagonal rock with very low silica content, low viscosity and…” “Spare me the monologue, Professor Gaikwad. I’m a police officer and…”   ‘And also my … Continue reading neelwrites/betweenarockanda…/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/22/02/2018

neelwrites/lordofthebeings/FFfAW/fiction/shorttsory/175words/13/02/2018

LORD OF THE BEINGS By Neel Anil Panicker “Hey Prashant, who has your cricket team lifted on their shoulders? Well, that’s God Ganesha. “God? This guy with an elephant’s head and a lone tusk??? I thought Sachin was the ‘God of Cricket?” Steve, look at his name: Ganesha. Gana means beings, both living and non … Continue reading neelwrites/lordofthebeings/FFfAW/fiction/shorttsory/175words/13/02/2018

neelwrites/blastofatime/FFfAW/shortstory/fiction/175words/06/02/2018

BLAST OF A TIME   By Neel Anil Panicker “It smelled? Well, it smelled of burnt plasticky, with overtones of sweet gunpowdery, charring fleshery, and concrete dustery.” Inspector Sharma looked bemusedly at his colleague and shook his head. When will these trainee newbies forego their English bred tongue and speak the language of the plebs, … Continue reading neelwrites/blastofatime/FFfAW/shortstory/fiction/175words/06/02/2018

neelwrites/brightaslight/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/30/01/2018

BRIGHT AS LIGHT By Neel Anil Panicker Father, I feel lost, of no use. My life has turned pitch dark and shorn of all light. “That’s not the case, my son. There’s light at the end of the tunnel?” Father, but I see no tunnel, no light? Where is it? “Son, you are mistaken. Look … Continue reading neelwrites/brightaslight/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/30/01/2018

neelwrites/warroom/FFfAW/flashfiction/175words/09/01/20118

FFfAW Challenge-Week of January 9, 2018 Hosted by Priceless Joy at https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2018/01/08/fffaw-challenge-week-of-january-9-2018/ WAR ROOM By Neel Anil Panicker “You are making a huge mistake, Chella”. The 47-year-old leader of Peoples’ War Group stared at his childhood friend Jagdamba Mahto. The two were holed up in a cave deep inside the Bhadraharsotwa Jungles. Not many in the extreme left wing party … Continue reading neelwrites/warroom/FFfAW/flashfiction/175words/09/01/20118

neelwrites/anewbeginning/FFfAW/flash/fiction/shortstory/174words/03/01/2018

FFfAW Challenge-Week of January 2, 2018 Hosted by Priceless Joy at https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2018/01/01/fffaw-challenge-week-of-january-2-2018/ A NEW BEGINNING  By Neel Anil Panicker Dolphins shoot up and down from the limpid blue waters, each splash creating concentric rings through which peer out shiny  little red tailed fish, their dove shaped eyes glistening brightly in the glory of the afternoon sun. From the harbour … Continue reading neelwrites/anewbeginning/FFfAW/flash/fiction/shortstory/174words/03/01/2018

neelwrites/humanfossil/FFfAW/fiction/shortstory/175words/19/12/2017

FFfAW Challenge-Week of December 19, 2017 Hosted by Priceless Joy https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2017/12/18/fffaw-challenge-week-of-december-19-2017/ HUMAN FOSSILS By Neel Anil Panicker “It looks like our love will die a brutal end,” a scared Preeti cried out. ‘Have faith my dear. I’m sure not all are beasts’ replied Aslam. His eyes burned as he looked across the half lit room at his ladylove. … Continue reading neelwrites/humanfossil/FFfAW/fiction/shortstory/175words/19/12/2017

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Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #188 Hosted by the brilliant NEKNEERAJ at https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2017/11/14/photo-challenge-188/ STAGE CRAFT   By Neel Anil Panicker They were a perfect couple. She, the danseuse, grace personified, beauty ala divine, the initiator of a million eclectic moves. He, pianist par excellence, the music maker, symphonist; the one who wove magic with his fingers, her guru-cum-interlocutor. There … Continue reading neelwrites/