CARE FOR A DRINK By Neel Anil Panicker ‘You don’t drink!’ It was less of a question, but more of an affront. To the crowd who were hovering around her, by denying herself the pleasures of a drink or two, she stood out as an oddity. Harish offered a life saver. “Hey Sharmi, how about … Continue reading neelwrites/careforadrink/fridayfotofiction/150words/24/03/2018


THE PLUMBER- #FRIDAYFOTOFICTION FICTION WRITING NOV 10-NOV 15 Flash Fiction Writing Challenge – #FridayFotoFiction Nov 10-Nov15 Prompt Hosted by Tina Basu at #FridayFotofiction PLUMBING AROUND   By Neel Anil Panicker Bloody luck, what a day for the lift to play truant, Abdul muttered under his breath. His hands slid down and adjusted the overhang around … Continue reading neelwrites/plumbingaround/fridayfotofiction/flashfiction/shortstory/12/11/2017


Hosted by the ever bubbly rochellewisoff at   THE HIGH LIFE  PHOTO PROMPT © Marie Gail Stratford By Neel Anil Panicker They were a loyal couple. She, towards Herno; he, towards Movado. It was no wonder she preferred the Italian powerhouse label, picking up ten super luxe pure gold dial watches whereas he turned the … Continue reading neelwrites/thehighlife/FF/flash/shortstory/100words/10/11/2017


#FridayFotoFiction Sep 8-13 Prompt Hosted by the wonderful Tina at BABA BUSTED By Neel Anil Panicker He raised his hands to cover his face but the shutterbugs outsmarted him, capturing his shaggy, crestfallen visage, their high resolution lenses picking out every single fibre and tissue, pore and crease, capturing for posterity his misery and fall … Continue reading neelwrites/bababusted/fridayfotofiction/shortstory/10/09/2017


#FridayFotoFiction Aug 25-30 Prompt Hosted by Tina at A HEAVENLY AFFAIR By Neel Anil Panicker “What about the books? Are you selling them too?”, the raddiwallah gruffly asked her. Asha had spent almost an entire day clearing the attic. She glanced at the books; a pile of short stories, the ones which her husband had … Continue reading neelwrites/aheavenlyaffair/fridayfotofiction/27/08/2017


99 not out By Neel Anil Panicker “So, tell me, when did our school ‘Mister Studious’ turn into a skirt chaser?” “Right after college, six months after father died and, within an hour of landing in New York.” Nancy released the pebble from her hands. The waters below formed into a small puddle. “Hmm! that … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/100words/99notout/11/12/2016


FORBIDDEN ROADS By  Neel Anil Panicker The phone beeped. ‘Tomorrow’ With Harsh in the room, and on leave for the next two days, I knew I couldn’t  just pick up the phone and say to forget it. It beeped again. Harsh said: “Looks like someone’s very desperate.” He had seen me on the phone arguing … Continue reading neelwrites/fridayfotofiction/100wordstory/forbiddenroads/23/11/2016