Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt! CUE WORD: SIGN Three Things Challenge, 05 August 2018 Today’s things are: circus, carnival, freak show   A NIGHT OF DEBAUCHERY By Neel Anil Panicker It took a while but by the time Anderson realised what was happening, the carnival__ yeah, that’s what they had the temerity nee shamelessness___ to call … Continue reading neelwrites/anightofdebauchery/ThreeThingsChallenge/300words/06/08/2018


I DEMAND MY DAILY BREAD By Neel Anil Panicker The inmates were served food that was bland to say the least. Watery porridge in the mornings, two pint sized chapattis alongside week old dried out mango pickle, with dinner comprising of a handful of half cooked yellowed rice that looked as if it had been … Continue reading neelwrites/idemandmydailybread/flash/ThreeThingsChallenge/shorttsory/02/08/2018


Inspired by Three Things Challenge, 29 July 2018 Today’s things are: mirror, submarine, octopus  Also, Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt! CUE WORD:  TRANSFORM A FISH BY ANY OTHER NAME__WHAT THE FISH! By Neel Anil Panicker The well past middle age man with the neatly styled salt and pepper beard first stabbed his fork into the soft … Continue reading neelwrites/whatthefish/sixsentencestories/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/30/07/2018

neelwrites/stokingthefires/sixsentencestories/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/fiction/shortstory/27/07/2018 Written for Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt! Resort and Three Things Challenge, 26 July 2018 Today’s things are: fan, cool, summer STOKING THE FIRES   By Neel Anil Panicker  “Heartless blood sucking vampires, do nogooders, fat ass Mammon worshippers, worthless  dregs on Earth they all are and all this I say not once, not twice … Continue reading neelwrites/stokingthefires/sixsentencestories/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/fiction/shortstory/27/07/2018


MEN GET NAUGHTY AT FORTY By Neel Anil Panicker “It’s a passing fad. He will get over it. Look at this as a midlife crisis that he’s facing.” Neeta couldn’t believe her ears. Thrusting her shoulders forward, she leaned on the corner table and exclaimed, her usually soft voice now raised to a high timbre, … Continue reading neelwrites/mengetnaughtyatforty/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/shortstory/22/07/2018


PRISON BREAK By Neel Anil Panicker “STOP. Strictly no touching.  Hands off the table”. Edrin lifted his shaggy dog eared eyes and looked  to his left, at the prison guard. ‘Damn’t, can’t he turn blind, at least for a moment’, he muttered, as he locked eyes with Diana. The two were at the Cochin Central … Continue reading neelwrites/prisionbreak/threethingschallenge/ttc/flash/shortstory/18/07/2018


YOU’RE MY WISH COME TRUE  (Two minute read) By Neel Anil Panicker “It is a metaphorical tree”. Katherine looked at her Indian beau in quizzical fashion. ‘What’s that supposed to mean__a metaphorical tree?’ In reply, Raj lifted his arms and drew a huge circular arc into the silvery cloud of skies. “Look around you. What … Continue reading neelwrites/wishcometrue/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flash/fiction/shortstory/13/07/2018


THE BONDAGE PHOTO PROMPT © Liz Young By Neel Anil Panicker A caged bird. That’s what he was, that’s what he felt like. It had been so, was always so…ever since the surgery, ever since he’d lost contact with sanity. They came, his family, or whatever was left of it; the visits a formality__infrequent, whistle … Continue reading neelwrites/thebondage/fridayfictioneers/flashfiction/100words/11/07/2018


CAGED FREEDOM By Neel Anil Panicker There was no leader. In fact all got to play leader. Up, several thousand feet above the earth, they would trade places, move in and out, shuffle back and forth, allowing each one the pride and joy of leading the pack sans any ego sans the megalomania that is … Continue reading neelwrites/cagedfreedom/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/fiction/shortstory/10/07/2018


A GATECRASH By Neel Anil Panicker One moment it was a picture post card scene of sheer happiness; the very next it had turned into madness, with everybody running around helter skelter. Who invited whom? That was the question on everyones’ lips, every single one of the men and women who had converged on the … Continue reading neelwrites/agatecrash/sentencestarter/shortstory/flashfiction/330words/06/07/2018