neelwrites/murderinthemountain/TTC/TPP/FOWC/crime/flash/storystarter/0709/2018

Written for multiple prompts: FOWC with Fandango — Question https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/three-things-challenge-06-sept-2018/ Thursday photo prompt: Turning #writephoto MURDER IN THE MOUNTAIN (genre/crimefiction) By Neel Anil Panicker There are moments in a man’s life when he starts to hate that which he loves the most. Detective Chacko was up against such a moment. Never in his wildest dreams had wily … Continue reading neelwrites/murderinthemountain/TTC/TPP/FOWC/crime/flash/storystarter/0709/2018

neelwrites/aloveletter/sixsentencestories/mailbox/wordprompt/storystarter/flash/fiction/23/08/2018

A LOVE LETTER By Neel Anil Panicker Forget people ever writing to him; no living soul had ever left so much as a pithy municipal notice in his tottering black paint smeared apology of a mailbox that hung precariously from an extended pole off his rickety hilltop hut that overlooked the vast expanse of the … Continue reading neelwrites/aloveletter/sixsentencestories/mailbox/wordprompt/storystarter/flash/fiction/23/08/2018

neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018

GAVIN SMELLIE – A CANADIAN IN KOCHI CENTRAL JAIL By Neel Anil Panicker Gavin Smellie hated his new environs. At 52, with over two decades of a hardcore criminal life behind him he expected a little more respect from the authorities. That evening as he stepped out of his barracks and looked upwards, his eyes … Continue reading neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018

neelwrites/deathbythesea/threethingschallenge/flashfiction/05/08/2018

DEATH BY THE SEA By Neel Anil Panicker Dino pulled out from his coat pocket his last cigarette of the evening. For a moment he regretted not having brought enough supplies. But that quickly dissipated as he realized that within the hour he would be a on a flight to Bangkok and wealthy beyond means. … Continue reading neelwrites/deathbythesea/threethingschallenge/flashfiction/05/08/2018

neelwrites/murderbythearabiansea/fiction/crime/ThreeThingsChallenge/SAturdaymix-doubletake/04/08/2018

Inspired by Three Things Challenge, 03 August 2018 https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/08/03/three-things-challenge-03-august-2018/ Three Things Challenge: spatula, drama, brownie Saturday Mix – Double Take, 4 August 2018 https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/07/28/saturday-mix-lucky-dip-28-july-2018/ This week we are seeing double with ‘Double Take’. The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to build your writing piece. You have two sets of homophones and you are … Continue reading neelwrites/murderbythearabiansea/fiction/crime/ThreeThingsChallenge/SAturdaymix-doubletake/04/08/2018

neelwrites/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/28/07/2018

Today’s things are: mattress, golf ball, green https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/07/27/three-things-challenge-27-july-2018/ Today’s things are: mattress, golf ball, green THE GOLF BALL MURDER CASE  By Neel Anil Panicker “Mr John, you mean to say he held a couple of  golf balls in his hand when you last saw him. What time did you say it was?” This was the second time  Detective Chacko … Continue reading neelwrites/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/28/07/2018

neelwrites/holesinthesky/flashfictionforthepuprposefulpractitioner/shortstory/200words/detectivechackocrimefictionseries/26/05/2018

A HAWK’S EYE By Neel Anil Panicker MorgueFile April 62433e902 ‘I think this person is the murderer.’ Akshay Rawat, senior inspector of Simla Police Station looked from across the table at his friend Detective Chacko. The two, known to each other for the past seven years, had struck up a lively friendship ever since the … Continue reading neelwrites/holesinthesky/flashfictionforthepuprposefulpractitioner/shortstory/200words/detectivechackocrimefictionseries/26/05/2018

neelwrites/mysteryfromtheskies/sundayphotofictioneers/fiction/shortstory/200words/06/05/2018

SKY HIGH MYSTERY By Neel Anil Panicker “What I’m saying may seem a lot of hot air, but trust me, it’s a lot of hot air”. ‘Stop talking in riddles and give it to me in understandable language. What are you alluding to?’ Detective Chacko inhaled deeply, pursed his lips, and spoke, his voice, a … Continue reading neelwrites/mysteryfromtheskies/sundayphotofictioneers/fiction/shortstory/200words/06/05/2018