MEN GET NAUGHTY AT FORTY By Neel Anil Panicker “It’s a passing fad. He will get over it. Look at this as a midlife crisis that he’s facing.” Neeta couldn’t believe her ears. Thrusting her shoulders forward, she leaned on the corner table and exclaimed, her usually soft voice now raised to a high timbre, … Continue reading neelwrites/mengetnaughtyatforty/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/22/07/2018


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/sundayphotofiction/shortstory/200words/08/01/2018 PAY BACK TIME By Neel Anil Panicker “Srry, Ritz drlng. Am held up. Urgent biz con. Will take 4 hrz.  Luv, Inder”. The slimy bastard! Still carrying on with his old ways. In the dark, Rita felt her grip tighten on the tiny Glock 45 pistol. Her face turned a ghostly mass as she … Continue reading neelwrites/sundayphotofiction/shortstory/200words/08/01/2018


HOSTED BY ROCHELLEWISOFF at Spiralling Away PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook By Neel Anil Panicker She caught her reflection in the mirror. Winced. From hour glass to bloating mass; collateral damages of a ‘not so happening’ marriage. She turned around and eyed her tormentor. There he was, brutish smugness stamped all over his swarthy face. An hour ago … Continue reading neelwrites/spirallingaway/FF/fiction/shortstory/100days/15/12/2017


Sunday Photo Fiction – August 27th 2017 August 27, 2017 A LOT IS BREWING © Dawn Miller By Neel Anil Panicker get the InLinkz code Seema cursed herself for having worn a knee length skirt. Her feet hurt as she sat, shoulders hunched, bare legs scratching against the rocky undergrowth. Unmindful, her eyes scanned the horizon, … Continue reading neelwrites/alotisbrewing/spf/fiction/200words/28/08/2017


Something’s smelly PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson By Neel Anil Panicker It began as a single red rose. Delivered to her workstation; initially, only on Mondays, and then on every other day, and finally, every single day. All placed inwards, as if the benefactor were aware of the seating arrangement of the beneficiary; the flowers, … Continue reading neelwrites/FF/something’ssmelly/fiction/100words/02/08/2017


FFfAW Challenge-Week of July 25, 2017 Hosted at ROCKING THE BOAT This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise! By Neel Anil Panicker Some people are genetically programmed to self destruct. Take Michael Gonsalves for instance. Friend, savior, benefactor, altruist__ Micky was all this and then some more. … Continue reading neelwrites/rockingtheboat/FFfAW/fiction/25/07/2017


Welcome to Six Sentence Stories SSS Cue of the Week THE CUE OF THE WEEK IS SCORE! Six sentences, no more, no less. Any genre. Use the cue as you see fit BIG GAME HUNTER By Neel Anil Panicker For him, women were just a piece of meat, a 55 kg chunk of gastronomic delicacy to be … Continue reading neelwrites/score/sixsentencestories/fiction/182words/11/07/2017


Welcome to Six Sentence Stories The cue is PEACH SIX SENTENCES, ANY GENRE, LINK UP STARTING THURS. AM, HOP AROUND AND READ SOME MORE! EVIL IN THE AIR By Neel Anil Panicker As Anjali’s house and Nyra’s had a common pathway, it was not unusual for the two to bump into each other every now … Continue reading neelwrites/evil/sixsentencestories/fiction/02/07/2017


WELCOME TO ANOTHER UPLIFTING EDITION OF SIX SENTENCE STORIES! ENCE STORIES! Six sentences, no more and certainly no less* Any genre** Use this week’s  cue  : LIFT any way you like*** Post, read, hop, repeat**** NOT VERY UPLIFTING By Neel Anil Panicker The first time they locked eyes it was in an office lift. She had just … Continue reading neelwrites/lift/sixsentencestories/fiction/shortstory/111words/08/06/2017