neelwrites/whathappensinclassstaysinclass/CATology/students/fiction/TTC/FOWC/flash/13/10/2018

WHAT HAPPENS IN CLASS STAYS IN CLASS By Neel Anil Panciker Students come in all shapes and sizes and, might I add here, orientations, inclinations, and affiliations. I first saw him in an English Class. Well, spotted would be a better word. It was Day One, Week Three of the mid-season batch, an early morning … Continue reading neelwrites/whathappensinclassstaysinclass/CATology/students/fiction/TTC/FOWC/flash/13/10/2018

neelwrites/amatteroftime/reena’sexplorationchallengewek#22/fiction/coachingtime/2130words/01/02/2018

A MATTER OF TIME By Neel Anil Panicker “Let me start by telling you a story, if you please. But before that let me begin with a Biblical aphorism: You reap what you sow.” He heard some rumblings from the back and looked towards the last bench. Pin drop silence followed. Years of teaching MBA … Continue reading neelwrites/amatteroftime/reena’sexplorationchallengewek#22/fiction/coachingtime/2130words/01/02/2018

neelwrites/copingup/reena;sexplorationchallemge#20/shortstory/fiction/18/01/2018

Hosted by Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2018/01/12/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-20/ COPING UP (SHORT STORY/FICTION) By Neel Anil Panicker Salsa, said one. Solo world travel, offered another. Yet another, this one, a well meaning distant Uncle from my long gone mother’s side mooted painting. And this knowing that I had earlier, and that was a good two decades ago, dabbled in Fine … Continue reading neelwrites/copingup/reena;sexplorationchallemge#20/shortstory/fiction/18/01/2018

neelwrites/classact/fiction/sicsentencestories/29/12/2017

SSS A BIT LATE… This week’s cue is SUSPEND… DECEMBER 28, 2017 Hosted by ZOE at https://unchartedblogdotorg.wordpress.com/2017/12/28/oops-sss-a-bit-late/ A MASTER CLASS By Neel Anil Panicker “Listen, dear friend, trust me when I this and am saying this not out of my hat but out of my experience, a great many years of hard won experience.” ‘Do I have a choice? Go … Continue reading neelwrites/classact/fiction/sicsentencestories/29/12/2017

neelwrites/nolookingback/fiction/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#18/shortstory/28/12/2017

Hosted at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/12/22/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-18/ NO LOOKING BACK By Neel Anil Panicker I am Pooja. Pooja Sethi in an earlier avatar, and Pooja Matrani in an avatar before that. This is my story. The story of my life. The story of the different Poojas that I was and the slow but steady metamorphosis into the Pooja that I … Continue reading neelwrites/nolookingback/fiction/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#18/shortstory/28/12/2017

neelwrites/It’sCATday/fiction/flash/shorstory/357words/26/11/2017

IT’S ‘CAT’ DAY By Neel Anil Panicker Cradled and cocooned. That’s what Vineet felt in winter’s welcoming arms. He had set the alarm at five and had got up just after the third ring; his mind a step ahead of his body which still was in sleep mode. Strange how the seasons and our perspectives … Continue reading neelwrites/It’sCATday/fiction/flash/shorstory/357words/26/11/2017

neelwrites/pain,truth’speskycousin/reena’sexplorationchallenge#08/shortstory/fiction/1642words/20/10/2017

Written for https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/10/13/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-8/ PAIN, TRUTH’S PESKY COUSIN, SETS YOU FREE By Neel Anil Panicker Pin drop silence prevailed; all eyes hooked onto the dashing young man at the front, all ears latching onto every single word that was being uttered. Rachel, sitting in the front rows, closed her eyes and wandered into dreamland. “It’s all in … Continue reading neelwrites/pain,truth’speskycousin/reena’sexplorationchallenge#08/shortstory/fiction/1642words/20/10/2017