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/


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


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


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


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


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


Three Line Tales, Week 88 Hosted by Sonya at A BLANK LIFE By  Neel Anil Panicker photo by Kira auf der Heide via Unsplash Stormy sea waves lash away relentlessly, ferociously shooting forth icy foams from the ocean beds, maniacally riding the crests and troughs, holding in their froth filled gargantuan arms huge arsenals of soot … Continue reading neelwrites/ablanklife/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flash/100words/07/10/2017


  FFfAW Challenge-Week of October 3, 2017 Hosted by Priceless Joy at Love! Now, what’s that monkey? By Neel Anil Panicker Rasheed looked across at the lone child amongst the protestors. “At her age, she should be in school, learning the alphabets.” ‘Oh, is that what you think. That six year olds have no business hitting … Continue reading neelwrites/love!now,what’sthat?FFfAW/100words/03/10/2017