neelwrites/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriters/TTC/FOWC/storystarter/17/10/2018

A BRIDGE TOO FAR  (genre/crimefiction) By Neel Anil Panicker Waiting is something Freddie D’ Costa detested like the plague. Killing time___that was not his forte. He would rather kill. And thoughts of murder were racing through his mind as he waited and peeped outside from his 12th floor hotel balcony. His eyes were fixed on … Continue reading neelwrites/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriters/TTC/FOWC/storystarter/17/10/2018

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/inhiding/spf/fiction/200words/26/06/2017

Sunday Photo Fiction – June 25th 2017 get the InLinkz code Written for SUNDAY PHOTO FICTION CHALLENGE HOSTED AT https://sundayphotofictioner.wordpress.com/2017/06/25/sunday-photo-fiction-june-25th-2017/ IN HIDING © Eric Wicklund By Neel Anil Panicker For the first time in his two decade long police career, Inspector Akhtar Shameem of Jammu & Kashmir Special Crime Unit felt what it was like to … Continue reading neelwrites/inhiding/spf/fiction/200words/26/06/2017

neelwrites/thequarry/#02/threelinetales/fiction/06/05/2017

THE QUARRY -#PART 2 By Neel Anil Panicker Richard stared into the phone for a very long time, aeons after it had gone dead, the words of his boss__”He’s dead. Shot in his sleep. Hope it is you”__still ringing in his ears, each syllabic sound a veiled threat, a ferocious kick in the gut. Despite … Continue reading neelwrites/thequarry/#02/threelinetales/fiction/06/05/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfPP/2202/2017

(Note: Sorry, I hope you won’t mind as I have gone beyond 200 words with this one that just came in one full flow.) https://pixabay.com/en/city-people-street-night-lights-1487891/ AT THE CROSSROADS By Neel Anil Panicker As a child whenever a problem assailed Albert, he would duck past the half-broken boundary walls and enter the vast expanse of the … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfPP/2202/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfAW/165words/21/02/2017

A SAFE LANDING (165 words) By Neel Anil Panicker A slight tap on the shoulder and Ahmed turned around. “Excuse me, would you mind stepping aside?” Ahmed released the bag onto the tiled floor. ‘Is there a problem?’ His eyes scanned the uniformed man smiling at him from behind a handlebar moustache. “Routine procedure, please … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfAW/165words/21/02/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/200words/FFfPP/16/02/2017

Washed Away By Neel Anil Panicker Nina squeezed the last of the drops down her throat and tossed the bottle. It landed neck down on the sands, its mouth kissing a star fish that couldn’t find solace even in death__its insides scraped clean by other claimants to the sea. Nina thrust the last of her … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/200words/FFfPP/16/02/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/spf/10/01/2017

Baby, check my dolls   By Neel Anil Panicker He insists that she carry the teddy bears, all three, in her arms. The last of the shoe-button black eyes have been stitched back into the softness of the mohair fur fabric when Benny holds grey Papa by the ears, and hands him to her along … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/spf/10/01/2017