neelwrites/fridayfictioneers/astepahead/detectivechacko/crime/flash/fiction/100days/17/10/2018

PHOTO PROMPT © Jilly Funell A STEP AHEAD By Neel Anil Panicker ‘So are you telling me that the killer, whoever he is, was stupid enough to walk through the school’s frontgate, wing his way past the Principal’s Office, the front window of which overlooks the frontyard, then coolly climb up the iron bar steps, … Continue reading neelwrites/fridayfictioneers/astepahead/detectivechacko/crime/flash/fiction/100days/17/10/2018

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/oneforsorrow/firstlinefriday/shortstarter/FOWC/TTC/350words

ONE FOR SORROW, TWO FOR MIRTH… By Neel Anil Panicker “One for sorrow, two for mirth, three for…” ‘Shh…did you hear that?’, Edward pointed his little index finger towards the bushes. Instantly, two pairs of eyes turned around, and followed his bidding. Pin drop silence followed; all could hear was one’s own breathing, and the … Continue reading neelwrites/oneforsorrow/firstlinefriday/shortstarter/FOWC/TTC/350words

neelwrites/abird-brainedidea/FFfAW/flash/fiction/shortstory/modi/india/elections/175words/10/10/2018

Written as part of Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. The challenge is to write a flash fiction story or poem in around 150 – 175 words, based on the weekly photo prompt. Thanks as always to the challenge host Priceless Joy. For more information visit HERE. To read other stories based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE Also … Continue reading neelwrites/abird-brainedidea/FFfAW/flash/fiction/shortstory/modi/india/elections/175words/10/10/2018

neelwrites/loversknownotno/flash/fiction/shortstory/257words/07/10/2018

LOVERS KNOW NOT ‘NO’ By Neel Anil Panicker “No, it’s not a good idea”. ‘What, taking what is yours, or us, running away from our homes and building a future for ourselves?’ Neelima opened her mouth to say something but caught herself as she eyed a couple of middle aged men approaching the corner. It … Continue reading neelwrites/loversknownotno/flash/fiction/shortstory/257words/07/10/2018

neelwrites/thequest/ThreeLineTales/FOWC/flash/fiction/05/10/2018

Written for multiple writing prompts: Three Line Tales, Week 140 FOWC with Fandango — Lamppost THE QUEST By Neel Anil Panicker Raphael craned his neck and wondered which one of the several hexagonal card boards that carried in bold rainbow colours the legend EXIT and formed a perfect silhouette against the backdrop of the ever darkening evening … Continue reading neelwrites/thequest/ThreeLineTales/FOWC/flash/fiction/05/10/2018

neelwwrites/whymetooisn’tenough/fridayfictioneers/flash/realisticfiction/100words/03/10/2018

Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above). To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE. 5 October 2018 WHY ‘#ME TOO’ ISN’T ENOUGH PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook By … Continue reading neelwwrites/whymetooisn’tenough/fridayfictioneers/flash/realisticfiction/100words/03/10/2018

neelwrites/apumpkinstory/fiction/flash/shortstory/FOWC/260words/02/10/2018

  A VERY PUMPKIN STORY By Neel Anil Panicker “You can boil it, steam it, roast it. And guess what! It’s the best things for failing vision, low blood pressure and has a million antioxidant properties” Manohar looked askance at his friend of thirty plus years and wondered whether the old man had crossed all … Continue reading neelwrites/apumpkinstory/fiction/flash/shortstory/FOWC/260words/02/10/2018

neelwrites/asnakestory/ThreeLineTales/ThreeThingsChallenge/FOWC/27/09/2018

A SNAKE STORY By Neel Anil Panicker I watched them, all little kids, barely five year olds, trying their best to surmount what seemed to them and 20 odd others who were watching__an elephantine problem, which was to somehow make the snake slither out of its jute basket enclosure and dance to their tunes.   … Continue reading neelwrites/asnakestory/ThreeLineTales/ThreeThingsChallenge/FOWC/27/09/2018

neelwrites/heyccup,what’sup?/friayfictioneers/flash/shortstory/100words

HEY CUP, WHAT’S UP? PHOTO PROMPT © Priorhouse By Neel Anil Panicker The cups, they wink at me; I wink back, conspiratorially. They’re all empty; but, within the hour they would all fill up. Tonight it’s their fate to be emptied and then refilled, and then emptied and refilled__again and again. Shortly, they would converge, the … Continue reading neelwrites/heyccup,what’sup?/friayfictioneers/flash/shortstory/100words