FLAWED MINDSET  By Neel Anil Panicker So you tell me that you did this because you were greatly hurt at being falsely accused  of inappropriate conduct by your colleagues and that to clear your fair name you set this all up in order to investigate and thereafter  catch the person who had brought you so … Continue reading neelwrites/whatalogic!/fiction/flashfiction/shortstory/15/06/2018


NO SHEDDING TEARS By Neel Anil Panicker It took a while for her to understand but ever since his last indiscretion__ a quickie weekend fling couched as an urgent out of town meeting with “some VIP clients who wanted to sign a big ticket deal__she had stopped to shed silent tears in the vain hope … Continue reading neelwrites/nosheddingtears/sisentencestories/flash/fiction/shortstory/07/06/2018


Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt! CUE WORD:  BRUSH   Hosted at SERENDIPITY By Neel Anil Panicker It all started with an innocuous little incident, an everyday occurrence, one of those seemingly mundane happenings that are part of the hustle and bustle that is the DNA of any big city, leave alone New Delhi, the ever on the … Continue reading neelwrites/serendipity/sixsentencestories/flash/fiction/shortstory/28/05/2018


SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY By Neel Anil Panicker “You need to be a little flexible, after all what’s life without a little give and take?” Inspector Sharma scratched the edge of his nose; immediately, a sticky wetness ringed his index fingers.   Damn’t! He was losing his cool, getting nervous, a condition that he knew … Continue reading neelwrites/sleepingwiththeenemy/sixsentencestories/fiction/shortstory/21/05/2018


BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE … By Neel Anil Panicker “Unlike Ranjeet, Arijit is constant, too constant in fact, so constant that I can predict right down to a last nano second what he is going to wear or say, who he is going to meet, and where and with whom he will be this … Continue reading neelwrites/betweenthedevilandthe…/sixsentencestories/flash/shortfiction/329words/14/05/2018


A HEART BEAT AWAY By Neel Anil Panicker Ever since Olivia died__and that’s hardly six years ago though it seems as if it were several moons back__I have not been myself. Things that I had taken for granted have suddenly turned complex; a simple walk in the park is no longer the pleasurable activity that … Continue reading neelwrites/aheartbeataway/sixsentencestories/fiction/shortstory/07/05/2018


SINGLE BUT NOT YET…  By Neel Anil Panicker Are you single? Beg your pardon, what is it that you just said? I said what you just heard which is I asked whether a lady as beautiful and charming as you is taken, engaged, disengaged, or some other variation of the same that alludes to the … Continue reading neelwrites/readytomingle?/sixsentencestories/fiction/03/05/2018


BLIND LOVE (Genre: Realistic fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker Mr President Sir, i am sorry but as your Chief of Staff and more importantly as your best friend, i implore you to desist from what you are so hell bent on doing for it is nothing short of harakiri, political suicide. If divorcing my foul … Continue reading neelwrites/blindlove/sixsentencestories/fiction/flash/shortstory/27/04/2018


DON’T TELL ME WHAT STREAM I SHOULD CHOOSE By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Wake up Madam and read the writing on the wall?’ Naman’s mother couldn’t believe what she was hearing? Crossing her arms and cocking her head to one side, she retorted at her son’s class teacher, “Are you telling me that since my son … Continue reading neelwrites/wakeup/sizsentencestories/fiction/shortstory/15/04/2018


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