neelwrites/parody/onewordchallenge/ThreeThingsChallenge/dailyprompt/flash/fiction/13/11/2018

https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/category/daily-prompt/ FOWC with Fandango — Parody Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 12 LIFE’S A PARODY By Neel Anil Panicker Two died in the wool supporters hailing from opposite ends of the political spectrum were having a heated discussion over what else but a cup of hot piping tea. “He is a braggart, an over the top braggadocio, arrogance … Continue reading neelwrites/parody/onewordchallenge/ThreeThingsChallenge/dailyprompt/flash/fiction/13/11/2018

neelwrites/atalefromthepast/flash/threethingschallenge/oneworfiction/FOWC/30/10/2018

FOWC with Fandango — Dingy https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/10/29/daily-writing-challenge-29/ A TALE FROM THE PAST By Neel Anil Panicker Everyone’s got a childhood story to tell and ‘little’ old man Dhanu was no different. Every Dusshehra he would bundle all the young ones together and gather them around the fireplace that he lit just a little beyond the backyards of … Continue reading neelwrites/atalefromthepast/flash/threethingschallenge/oneworfiction/FOWC/30/10/2018

newwrites/nocountry/poem/triolet/22/10/2018

No, this country is no place for lovers Here men and women are left to their fate All you see are hate crimes that don’t abate No, this country is no place for lovers Here honour killings vie with mob lynchings Here there’s no respect for Buddha and Gandhi’s teachings No, this country is no … Continue reading newwrites/nocountry/poem/triolet/22/10/2018

neelwrites/openletter/metoo/india/15/10/2018

OPEN LETTER TO THE NANA PATEKARS AND MJ AKBARS OF THE WORLD By filing a defamation suit against your accusers, you have done yeoman’s service to all women. #MeToo requires men, as shameless and immoral as you, who when faced with a barrage of sexual harassment charges that in sickening detail lay bare the extent of … Continue reading neelwrites/openletter/metoo/india/15/10/2018

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

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/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

MY CHEMISTRY WITH BIOLOGY By Neel Anil Panicker Teenaged pangs for boys much like birth pangs  for expectant mothers and exam pangs for students are just that__ a well worn out truism that’s as old as the hills. And so it was with me as I stepped into my teens and found myself palpitating, hyperventilating … Continue reading neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018