neelwrites/anamebyanyothername/FRidayFictioneers/realisticfiction/shortstory/india/politics/29/08/2018

  A NAME BY ANY OTHER NAME (Genre:Realistic Fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker She’s the antithesis of a politician. Well read, articulate, with an accent to boot. Quiet__it’s the modifier that best describes her. That ways Atishi, her first name, is a total mismatch. My pigdin reservoir of Hindi (or is that Urdu?) tells me … Continue reading neelwrites/anamebyanyothername/FRidayFictioneers/realisticfiction/shortstory/india/politics/29/08/2018

neelwrites/essay/rains/delhi/india/26/07/2018

…OF rains, drains, and sundry pains By Neel Anil Panicker Woke up to the steady drum roll of raindrops pouring down slanting rooftops. I clambered out of bed and peered down from the balcony only to find the streets covered in white ever flowing slush like there were some iridescent sheets of gunfire. Outside, the … Continue reading neelwrites/essay/rains/delhi/india/26/07/2018

neelwrites/adatewiththelibrary/setascene/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/novella/fiction/10/06/2018

A DATE WITH THE LIBRARY By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma parked his police car behind a side street abutting Karol Bagh Metro Station and walked the next fifty yards leading into the congested bylanes, careful to keep his head down and appear as nondescript as he could. ‘Mingle, be one with your surroundings’, was … Continue reading neelwrites/adatewiththelibrary/setascene/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/novella/fiction/10/06/2018

neelwrites/bootilicious/delhi/24/01/2018

BOOTILICIOUS DELHI DELIGHTS By Neel Anil Panicker Come winters and all of Delhi turns bootilicious. Well, almost all. Bootilicious? Pray, what exactly is that? Now, before your mind begins to wonder and is swept away by unsavoury thoughts let me clarify and say that I am talking about matters more terra firma. You guessed it_this … Continue reading neelwrites/bootilicious/delhi/24/01/2018

neelwrites/losingit/flash/99words/16/12/2017

December 14: Flash Fiction Challenge In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the phrase “only in…” It can be used to tell a story about a profession, a place or situation. Go were the prompt leads you. Hosted by Charli Mills at https://carrotranch.com/2017/12/14/december-14-flash-fiction-challenge/   WELCOME ABOARD By Neel Anil Panicker Choc-o-block’s the … Continue reading neelwrites/losingit/flash/99words/16/12/2017

neelwrites/labyrinth/part30ofadangerouslove/novella/fiction/100wordwednesday/11/12/2017

100 Word Wednesday: Week 48 By BIKURGURL at https://bikurgurl.com/2017/12/06/100-word-wednesday-week-48/ LABYRINTH Photo by Trevor Cole By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma looked through the windshield as the approaching police van made a discreet entrance through the usually locked back gates of Tiz Hizari Courts. The vehicle grinded to a halt near the parking area reserved for judges and higher … Continue reading neelwrites/labyrinth/part30ofadangerouslove/novella/fiction/100wordwednesday/11/12/2017

neelwrites/lifeiswhatyoumakeofit/shortstory/catology/02/fiction/reena’sexplorationchallenge/12/-9/2017

Hosted by the wonderful Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/09/08/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-3/ LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT By Neel Anil Panicker Remember students, you need a fantabulous vocabulary… eschew, virago, déjà vu, venal, rectitude…you must be able to roll off the meanings of these and words even more tougher in a jiffy, without batting an eyelid. Besides, your understanding … Continue reading neelwrites/lifeiswhatyoumakeofit/shortstory/catology/02/fiction/reena’sexplorationchallenge/12/-9/2017

neelwritesblog.com/middle/delhiroad/27/09/2016

DELHI- A MULTI-LINGUAL ROAD TRIP By Neel Anil Panicker Traffic makes us mad, doesn’t it? And, if it is about traffic as dangerous and monstrous as we, the denizens of Delhi, experience on a daily basis, then we might as well sign up for hell! But then what recourse do we have other than to … Continue reading neelwritesblog.com/middle/delhiroad/27/09/2016