MIND’S A MAZE (GENRE: Realistic Riction) PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays By Neel Anil Panicker Her mind’s aching with sepia toned memories; memories that get dimmer by the hour. ‘Cancer, of any type, is slow poison. It kills you; slowly, breath by breath.’ This is someone’s memoir she read.  They batter her already battered … Continue reading neelwrites/minds’amaze/realisticfiction/flash/fridayfictioneers/100words/13/06/2018


SUICIDE OF A SUPER COP (GENRE: REALISTIC FICTION) Photo Prompt: C.E. Ayr By Neel Anil Panicker The end, the fall from grace, the willful destruction of self came in bits and pieces. It started with the detection of cancer. “It looks benign. Nothing much to worry about. Just a slight change in your daily routine, … Continue reading neelwrites/suicideofasupercop/sundayphotofiction/elephant/flash/realisticfiction/14/05/2018


  A HEART BEAT WAY By Neel Anil Panicker Mumma, it’s getting late. I am leaving. Bye.” “Ok Rahul. I have placed your lunch box. Also your Lab coat. Remember, today is your Practicals. And be careful, don’t misplace your pencil box again.” As Asha turned around from the door, she felt a hand on … Continue reading neelwrites/aheartbeataway/weekendwritingprompt/fiction/shortstory/25/02/2018


Hosted by IN A KNOT PHOTO PROMPT © Björn Rudberg By Neel Anil Panicker Icicles of wintry chill slither past the iron bars of the lone cell window. Inside, as the temperature dipped, Abdul Qarim, his back against the stony damp walls, cupped his hands under the wafer thin tattered shawl, a standard winter issue. … Continue reading neelwrites/inaknot/fridayfictioneers/fiction/flash/100words/21/12/2017


HEART SURGERY By Neel Anil Panicker “Dr James Ekka, the charge against you is that you slept with your patient. Is that true?” Steering aside a mop of hair from his temples, Dr James peered at the four men and lone woman staring down at him from across the table. They were the Medical Board; … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfPP/200words/08/03/2017