I AM QUITTING I AM QUITTING By Neel Anil Panicker Today, right now, this very moment, I am stepping out. Stepping out, but stepping out into what? Well, that’s something that I don’t know. At least for now. I don’t know what awaits me; I don’t know what the future has in store fo me; … Continue reading neelwrites/steppingout/oneminutefiction/shortstory/19/03/2018

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Perspectives shape reality, and we write our own destiny. It is perhaps a hackneyed theme that I use so often in my speaking and writing. But, a writer writes the destiny of its characters. Perspectives shape reality, and we write our own destiny. It is perhaps a hackneyed theme that I use so often in … Continue reading neelwrites/differenteyes, differentlearnings/fiction/coachingtime/1429words/25/01/2018


 OM BABA’S WISDOM By Neel Anil Panicker Om Baba watched nee studied her, his eyes, a demon’s, red and bulging out of their sockets as they bored into hers, lasciviously running through every inch of her voluptuous figure. “My lord, what more can I do. Haven’t I done enough already. Can’t you see that I … Continue reading neelwrites/ombaba’swisdom/fiction/spf/flash/200words/31/12/2017


Weekend Writing Prompt #35 – End of Year Challenge Hosted by sammicoxwriter    Word Prompt  End of Year Challenge     END OF THE YEAR CHALLENGE By Neel Anil Panicker “It’s the End of the Year Challenge. Who’s up for it?” None moved, all had their eyes closed and necks craning upwards, not even one daring … Continue reading neelwrites/ENDOFYEARCHALLENGE/FICTION/SHORTSTORY346WORDS/30/12/2017


SSS A BIT LATE… This week’s cue is SUSPEND… DECEMBER 28, 2017 Hosted by ZOE at A MASTER CLASS By Neel Anil Panicker “Listen, dear friend, trust me when I this and am saying this not out of my hat but out of my experience, a great many years of hard won experience.” ‘Do I have a choice? Go … Continue reading neelwrites/classact/fiction/sicsentencestories/29/12/2017


Hosted at NO LOOKING BACK By Neel Anil Panicker I am Pooja. Pooja Sethi in an earlier avatar, and Pooja Matrani in an avatar before that. This is my story. The story of my life. The story of the different Poojas that I was and the slow but steady metamorphosis into the Pooja that I … Continue reading neelwrites/nolookingback/fiction/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#18/shortstory/28/12/2017


Hosted by ROCHELLEWISOFF at  29 December 2017 WHAT A RIDE! PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Marriage is like a cycle. Once you hop onto it there’s no stepping down.’ “There you go, Reverend Father Ronnie Screwalla. Still sermonising from the pulpit a good 72 hours after Christmas.” ‘Glad you didn’t find it … Continue reading neelwrites/whataride!/fiction/shortstory/100words/28/12/2017


Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 77 – Dreamer & Magic #weeklytankachallenge -77 Using the words “dreamer & magic” and write a tanka poem. Hosted by at Nature’s bounty smiles Joyous innocence takes wings Earth robes itself white Magical nights beckon us Come let’s dream our woes away. (c)neelanilpanicker2017 #poem #tanka #dreamer #magic


Welcome to Week  of Three Line Tales. Three Line Tales, Week 99 Hosted by SONYA at LIKE A BIRD   By Neel Anil Panicker Sheela peered out from her 44 floor penthouse bedroom window at the ever darkening purplish hue that the skies above her had taken, the final dying rays of a distant sun bidding goodbye to earthlings from … Continue reading neelwrites/likeabird/ThreeLineTales/fiction/shortstory/145words/27/12/2017


Hosted by Reena at Past – My resume line Professional journalist with a particular fascination for ferreting out and writing about the dirty underbelly of life. Gaps  Journalism was a career I stumbled into, more a lazy indulgence that slowly turned into something deeper. It served as an enabler, a force multiplier in terms … Continue reading neelwrites/taketwo/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#17/25/12/2017