HELL HATH NO FURY  (175 words) This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan. Thank you Yinglan for our photo prompt! By Neel Anil Panicker  Stepping out of the elevator, Mona walked past the array of glass fronted shops, her eyes fixed at the right corner. Earlier she had spotted the two, Charles and his … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/hellhathnofury/fiction/18/04/2017


A Deathly Affair  (200 words) Photo © Jade M Wong By Neel Anil Panicker  The twelve metronomic chimes of the clock on the opposite wall didn’t stir Michael. His body lay slunk on the sofa, puny legs sprawled on the bed as if orphaned from the rest of his frail body, the eyes__half dreary, their … Continue reading neelwrites/SPF/fiction/200words/18/04/2017


WHAT A SCENE (200 words) © A Mixed Bag By Neel Anil Panicker “Cut! Next, we rehearse the balcony scene.” Jaswinder slips backstage and lights up a cigarette. ‘Jas, you there?’ ‘Damn’t, can’t I have a moment’s privacy’, Jas mutters under his breath. The door slams open. ‘Jas?’, Anita says as she switches on the … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/SPF/200words/19/03/2017


ALIEN © A Mixed Bag 2012 By Neel Anil Panicker  (200 words) Al, I want us to end this? End this? I thought we’re in love? But… But what, Stephie? Truth is, I have outgrown you. Outgrown? What’s that? Are you some plant or wild weed? Exactly. And that’s my point, Al. I’m a human … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/SPF/200words/13/03/2017


THE GREAT BETRAYAL By Neel Anil Panicker He kicked her in the heel one more time, just to be sure. He needn’t have. The Swiss Army knife had done a fine job: neatly separating head from torso with a precision that would make a butcher proud. A slight speck of dust hurled itself into the … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/300wordstory/23/12/2016


Thursday Photo Prompt – Cracked Ice #writephoto Nature’s fixture By Neel Anil Panicker “You are most beautiful, my precious sweetheart”.  That was Rahul, a month ago, on the day they got married. In the end, all it took was a measly week for the view from her bedroom window to forever change. Before that, Akshara loved … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/#writephoto/thursdayphotoprompt/03/12/2016


FFfAW Challenge – Week of November 29, 2016 Black tea, without sugar By Neel Anil Panicker With a tea pot filled to the brim with delectable Earl Grey mint flavoured black tea, Melania Roberts settled down on her high backed comfy leather lined chair. Extricating the single sheet of paper from the table drawer, she held … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/blacktea,withoutsugar/29/11/2016


Hurricane Katrina By Neel Anil Panicker Word count: 200 They were merciless today, the sea__its swirling pools having swallowed all that she was once proud of__ a delectable hour glass frame on which sat a mass of the most lustrously set crop of thick black hair  and sparkling light grey eyes that added the extra … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/200wordstory/27/11/2016