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


A LIFE! By Neel Anil Panicker The outside life beckons me. From inside I watch with more than a tinge of sadness as the grassy outgrowth changes into a golden brown, sometimes becomes a curious blend of magenta tinged red and near faded brown. At times, it’s sheer yellow, especially in the early mornings when … Continue reading neelwrites/alife/fridayfictioneers/flashfiction/shortstory/100words/08/08/2018


Friday Fictioneers 3 August 2018 FENCING AROUND © Sandra Crooks By Neel Anil Panicker ‘You’re a fence sitter, always have been.’ Thomas reads aloud the morning newspaper’s front page headline__“Temple or Mosque? SC prefers Status Quo”. Heena stares at her husband’s poker face of two score years. The sight’s enough of an irritation for her … Continue reading neelwrites/fencingaround/flash/shortstory/fridayfictioneers/100words/02/08/2018


Hosted by BY ROCHELLEWISOFF at BIG SHAM INDIAN WEDDING PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot By Neel Anil Panicker ‘We’ve given all the dowry you’d demanded. Our honour’s at stake. What more do you want?’ Rita couldn’t believe her eyes. Her father was on his knees, begging tears of mercy from the groom’s father while her … Continue reading neelwrites/bigshamindianwedding/FridayFiction/flash/shortstory/100words/04/01/2018


Hosted BY ROCHELLEWISOFF at ICED PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson By Neel Anil Panicker Earlier it wasn’t so the case; she loved them, the winters. The luxuriously languorous all night slumber into la la land; the achingly slow waking up to the smell of hot as molten lava garden fresh coffee, the touch of warm veined fingers on … Continue reading neelwrites/iced/fridayfictioneers/flash/fiction/shortstory/99words/08/12/2017


Written for FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hosted by the most charming Rochelle at 22 September 2017 HANGING ON… PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter By Neel Anil Panicker I wish I could throw you out; make you disappear; simply watch you just fade away. I wish I didn’t have to see you the very first thing in the … Continue reading neelwrites/hangingon/FF/flashfiction/100words/21/09/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS Hosted by the super wonderful Rochelle at For other wonderful entries click on the blue frog below: PIN-UP GIRL PHOTO PROMPT © Claire Sheldon   By Neel Anil Panicker  ‘Time of death: Between 7 and 8 am, Saturday, April 03, 2016. Slow death, probably bled for about twenty minutes.  Cause of death: Perforation … Continue reading neelwrites/FF/pinupgirl/fiction/100words/05/07/2017


PHOTO PROMPT © Liz Young HIGH ON LIFE By Neel Anil Panicker Esther Manuel Gomez was your regular teen, hell bent on exploring life, ever effervescent and knee deep in pranks. Miss Cheerful always carried with her an infinite number of smiles and laughter that she distributed to all and sundry, especially the needy. The … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FF/100words/18/02/2017


WELCOME ! 87th Challenge Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 11-01 through 11-07-2016 FFfAW Challenge – Week of November 1, 2016   A BRIDGE TOO FAR By Neel Anil Panicker word count: 150 words This is no ordinary bridge. It is my saviour, my penance and, my pilgrimage. Standing here at the centre of the … Continue reading neelwrites/flashfictionforaspiringwriters/#87thchallenge/bride/07/11/2016


  COLLECTOR OF MEMORIES By Neel Anil Panicker word count: 99 words The words pounded him like a sledgehammer: “Grow up man. How long will you live in the past collecting disposables”. ‘Grow up…disposables?’ Were they so? His neck ached forcing him to arch backwards. His eyes fell on the showcase. Little trinkets lay there__a … Continue reading neelwritesblog/fridayfictioneers