Three Line Tales, Week 92 Hosted by  SONYA at A MILLIONS CRIES IN THE DARK photo by gn dim via Unsplash 3LineTales Neel Anil Panicker There they stood, lighted candles in their hands, alongside a million others of their ilk, all standing up for once and voicing their opinions, speaking out against what they thought and felt was wrong … Continue reading neelwrites/amillioncriesinthedark/threelinetales/fiction/flash/shortstory/169words/03/11/2017


Hosted by the wondrously charming Rochelle at WILTED FLOWERS PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Ann Hall By Neel Anil Panicker The entire mantelpiece was chock-a-block with vases in myriad shapes, sizes and colours. One in particular caught his attention. Inspector Sharma’s fingers skirted past the bud, cylinder and cube shaped ones to finally rest on the … Continue reading neelwrites/wiltedflowers/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/01/11/2017


Hosted by the ever reliable, ever resourceful Reena at   REBELS WITHOUT CAUSES By Neel Anil Panicker The other day while on my regular walk around the park I happened to bump into a septuagenarian, an ex-Armyman, one who I am privileged to occasionally chat with. As I sat down beside him in the corner … Continue reading neelwrites/


Thursday photo prompt – Ebb – #writephoto Hosted by  the ever resourceful Sue Vincent  at A QUIRK OF FATE By Neel Anil Panicker Adani closed his eyes and the visions came floating by. A near dilapidated apology of a mud house sans windows and doors. He peeped inside and saw a creaking wobbly legged old wooden cot … Continue reading neelwrites/aquirkoffate/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flash/fiction/shortstory/218words/28/10/2017


100 Word Wednesday: Week 42   Hosted by BIKURGURL at OH! SO DARK Image Credit Heather Sanders By Neel Anil Panicker The sun is an orangish red as it swathes past tall alpine trees, its merry rays lighting up my upturned face in myriad images. I straddle the park__my head swaying, arms and feet swinging. My lips, reddened … Continue reading neelwrites/oh!sodark/100wordwednesday/fiction/shortstory/26/10/2017


Hosted by the ever dependable Reena at TRUST MUST NEVER BITE THE DUST By Neel Anil Panicker “No Mr Krishna, that’s not enough. You need to do more. Much more than what you have done?” The Director of ‘Coaching First’ scratched his bald head, looked across the table at the girl sitting opposite to … Continue reading neelwrites/trustmustneverbitedust/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#09/fiction/shortstory/Catology/25/10/2017


FFfAW Challenge-Week of October 24, 2017 Hosted by Priceless Joy at SPOTTED This week’s photo prompt is provided by Dorothy. Thank you Dorothy! By Neel Anil Panicker “I have spotted him. He’s here, right in front of my eyes.” Where? “Across the road. On the kerb, waiting for the lights to turn green, his eyes riveted on the … Continue reading neelwrites/spotted/FFfAW/flashfiction/shortstory/156words/24/10/2017


Sunday Photo Fiction – October 22nd 2017 October 22, 2017 Hosted by Sunday F iction at ONE SILLY MISTAKE   By Neel Anil Panicker From the sidelines, I see them __the man, the woman, their children. I notice everything__his boisterous laughter, her unrestrained smile, their lilting laughters. I envy their happiness. Wish  I could turn the clock … Continue reading neelwrites/onesillymistake/spf/fiction/shortstory/flashfiction/23/10/2017


Welcome To Six Sentence Stories! This week’s cue is YARD . Link opens at 12 midnight Eastern Time crack of dawn. Link er up! Hosted by ZOE at DIGGING SOME DIRT By Neel Anil Panicker He scratched, rubbed, even slightly rummaged his feet around the soft earth; the distinctive sounds below him, stretched out in a neat … Continue reading neelwrites/diggingsomedirt/fiction/shortstory/sixsentencestories/22/10/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hosted by  ROCHELLEWISOFF at A GAPING HOLE By Neel Anil Panicker When a big tree falls, the ground beneath it shakes. He wasn’t just a big tree, he was the biggest tree the family had ever known. All grew under his protective shade, come hail, rain, or sunshine. He was our lodestar, … Continue reading neelwrites/agapinghole/FF/fiction/flash/100words/19/10/2017