Hosted by Reena at   FROM RAT TO CAT  By Neel Anil Panicker “You are a cat. Not just any ordinary cat. The big one. The biggest of them all.  A true blue Royal  Bengal  Tiger. The best and the rarest breed to inhabit the whole wide world.”   Saumik  began to feel dizzy. His … Continue reading neelwrites/fromrattocat/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#11/shortstory/1553words/09/11/2017


FFfAW Challenge-Week of October 31, 2017 Hosted by Priceless Joy at THE ‘KEEPER’ By Neel Anil Panicker She isn’t much; just four raised oblong stone slabs; the edges, pointed and jutting out into the skies. Half hidden behind the majestic branches of a huge peepal tree in a forested outgrowth in the village periphery, what she … Continue reading neelwrites/thekeeper/FFfAW/flash/fiction/shorstory/172words/05/11/2017


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


Monday’s One-Minute Fiction: Week of October 30 #1MinFiction. Hosted by NORTINA S. at THE SCARE By Neel Anil Panicker A heavily plastered face, mascara, false eye lashes, thick red lips and long six inch psychedelic nails, thick curly hair let loose and falling all the way down to where the spine ends: To us small towners she … Continue reading neelwrites/thescare/oneminutefiction/200words/30/10/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hostedby the ever reliant Rochellewisoff at TIME FOR A CHAT By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Cash, jewellery, appliances, cars…nothing’s missing. Looks like it’s personal.’ “Very personal”. The two looked at the seven bodies strewn like mashed potatoes all over the tiled floor; their heads decapitated, hands tied to backs with nylon tape, every … Continue reading neelwrites/timeforachat/FF/flashfiction/shortstory/100words/13/10/2017


Sunday Photo Fiction – September 24th 2017 Hosted by SPF at   DEAD LEAVES, ALIVE MEMORIES By Neel Anil Panicker The short collars don’t get dirty and yellowed anymore. Gone is the irritatingly hideous touch of slow burning sweaty droplets trickling down starched white shirts, the pungent smell staying with you long after an angry sun … Continue reading neelwrites/deadleaves/spf/200words/flashfiction/25/09/2017


WRITESPIRATION #133 52 WEEKS IN 52 WORDS WEEK 38 Hosted by Sacha Black at PROMPT:  Write about the weird kid at school ODD ONE OUT By Neel Anil Panicker Lunch time would see him sneak past as we dipped into our tiffin boxes. He would stand outside the school gates, his eyes fixated on the empty … Continue reading neelwrites/oddoneout/52wordchallenge/fiction/flash/52weeksin52wordschallenge/20/09/2017


WHAT PEGMAN SAW Hosted by K Rawson at St. Petersburg, Russia JUST GASSING (GENRE: Historical Fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker As the eight door state car, a shining black limousine screeched to a halt, a sprightly six foot tall man in an overall coat quickly ran upto and held the back door open. A few … Continue reading neelwrites/gassingabout/whatpegmansaw/fiction/flash/18/09/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hosted by the ever gracious Rochelle at 15 September 2017   GOD, GIVE US OUR DAILY BREAD  (GENRE: HISTORICAL FICTION) PHOTO PROMPT © Kelvin M. Knight By Neel Anil Panicker Aurelian’s chest swelled with pride under the toga, the silk damasks, the translucent gauzes, the gold clothing in Tyrian purple dyes. The Roman Emperor’s … Continue reading neelwrites/god,giveusourdailybread/FF/historicalfiction/100words/13/09/2017


#FridayFotoFiction Sep 8-13 Prompt Hosted by the wonderful Tina at BABA BUSTED By Neel Anil Panicker He raised his hands to cover his face but the shutterbugs outsmarted him, capturing his shaggy, crestfallen visage, their high resolution lenses picking out every single fibre and tissue, pore and crease, capturing for posterity his misery and fall … Continue reading neelwrites/bababusted/fridayfotofiction/shortstory/10/09/2017