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A FEATHERY TOUCH By Neel Anil Panicker “Mamma, I don’t think I’m cut out for a soldier’s job. I just don’t care”. Care for what, my son? The job, or your country? “Obviously, my job. You know how much I love my country, Mamma.” If that were so, I advise you to do what your … Continue reading neelwrites/afeatherytouch/flashfictionforaspiringwriters/shortstory/213words/06/03/2018


A COSTLY FLING By Neel Anil Panicker  It started out pretty innocently, a casual dalliance, a mere fling, one of those outings that two high ranking and married individuals engage in when work demands drive them to spend endless hours closeted together on weekends. But in between poring over voluminous data and  decoding intricate red … Continue reading neelwrites/costlyfling/fiction/sixsentencestories/19/02/2018


A NEW BEGINNING By Neel Anil Panicker Ali looked on, nonplussed, individually scanning the faces of all the four. His eyes bore through the tallest of the them, the long haired, nose pierced, teeth yellowed Lama. The latter was nearing the end of his hour long monologue. He had by now run threadbare through each … Continue reading neelwrites/anewbeginning/fiction/flash/shortstory/sixsentencestories/02/01/2018


Three Line Tales, Week 100 (!!!) Hosted by SONYA at NOTHING NEW ABOUT THE NEW YEAR   By Neel Anil Panicker Two dead in late night pub shootout…Drunken revelry ends in six dead…Roof Top party ends in smoke…City erupts in violence. New Year’s newspaper headlines never changed, they only got worse as Inspector Sharma heard his wife … Continue reading neelwrites/nothingnewaboutnewyear/threelinetales/fiction/flash/shortstory/01/01/2018


Sunday Photo Fiction – December 24th 2017 Hosted at A VERY COLD ACT By Neel Anil Panicker “You’ve two hours. Not a minute more, not a minute less. Or else…” As the voice trailed off Elizabeth felt an icy chill run down her spine. Suddenly, her head turned dizzy. Horrific memories of Hurricane Katrina came … Continue reading neelwrites/averycoldact/spf/fiction/shortstory/200words/25/12/2017