IT’S CURTAINS By Neel Anil Panicker It’s time we draw the curtain on this unfortunate episode of our lives hoping that we don’t commit the same mistakes that we did and… “Hoping that we commit fresh ones, right John?” Well, if what you have just made is a sarcastic remark then let me tell that … Continue reading neelwrites/curtainsdown/sixsentencestories/fiction/shorttsory/13/03/2018


  They said my faith is not theirs Their knives slit my throat, Have no faith, these men of faith. (C)NEELANILPANICKER2018 #POEM #HAIKU #JUSTICE FOR ANKIT SAXENA #JUSTICE FOR HUMANITY Ankit Saxena murder: Minutes before he was killed, photographer’s frantic call to friends – Watch CCTV footage


VOW TO HOW! © Eric Wicklund By Neel Anil Panicker The vows, the marriage vows, the one the two had uttered, every single word affirmed loud and clear, its intonation and enunciation, tone, pitch and volume, the modulation, inflection and elucidation of every single syllabic sound perfect to a T, all merrily cheered by every … Continue reading neelwrites/vowtohow!/sundayphotofiction/shortstory/29/01/2018


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


Welcome to Six Sentence Stories WORD PROMPT: FLUID SIMPLY JAMMING! By Neel Anil Panicker “See this jam, Tasty all by itself, but pretty much useless otherwise; you need to warm it, make it fluid,  before it can be spread on bread and become a gourmand’s delight. Same’s the case with relationships. Take mine for instance. Left … Continue reading neelwrites/simplyjamming/sixsentencestories/fiction/flash.shorstory/07/10/2017


FRIDAY FICTIONEERS Hosted by the charming Rochelle at ON THE ROCKS PHOTO PROMPT© CEAyr   By Neel Anil Panicker “Hmm! That’s a really big rock”, exclaimed Aruna with barely concealed envy. That instantly lit up Vaishali’s face; a face one of her several admirers had likened to a ‘Leonardo Da Vinci portrait’. ‘The Mona … Continue reading neelwrites/ontherocks/FF/99words/11/07/2017


FFfAW Challenge-Week of July 25, 2017 Hosted at ROCKING THE BOAT This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise! By Neel Anil Panicker Some people are genetically programmed to self destruct. Take Michael Gonsalves for instance. Friend, savior, benefactor, altruist__ Micky was all this and then some more. … Continue reading neelwrites/rockingtheboat/FFfAW/fiction/25/07/2017


FFfAW Challenge-Week of June 20, 2017 Hosted by PJ at A Silver Lining By Neel Anil Panicker An exasperated Raghav stomped out of the room, slamming the door shut, striding like a raging bull towards the balcony. There, as the cold blast of the nightly air blew in from the sea, he arched his head upwards … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/silverlining/175/20/06/2017


Twittering Tale #34 – 12 June 2017 Twittering Tale #34 – 12 June 2017 Written for Twittering Tale #34 – 12 June 2017 By Neel Anil Panicker Pre-marriage life was bliss. Post marriage the love peeled away. What remained was the hard crust of hate. Post-divorce she held on to the crumbs. (c)neelanilpanicker2017 #twitteringtale


Three Line Tales, Week 71 You’ll find full guidelines on the TLT page – here’s the tl;dr: Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible). Link back to this post (& check the link shows up under the weekly post). Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader). Read and comment on … Continue reading neelwrites/threelinetales/clown/fiction/shortstory/10/06/2017