SUICIDE OF A SUPER COP (GENRE: REALISTIC FICTION) Photo Prompt: C.E. Ayr By Neel Anil Panicker The end, the fall from grace, the willful destruction of self came in bits and pieces. It started with the detection of cancer. “It looks benign. Nothing much to worry about. Just a slight change in your daily routine, … Continue reading neelwrites/suicideofasupercop/sundayphotofiction/elephant/flash/realisticfiction/14/05/2018


TIME’S UP     By Neel Anil Panicker There he is; an apology of a figure, a small moving dot on a fast obliterating horizon. From my perch by the fourth floor window that looks out onto the desolate street that’s cloaked in darkness, I gaze out to him, my eyes all intent. I see … Continue reading neelwrites/time’sup/FFfAW/watch/flash/fiction/shortstory/175words/08/05/2018


100 Word Wednesday: Week 53 Hosted by bikurgurl at SUICIDE POINT By Neel Anil Panicker With baited breath, Nature awaited his next move. Over three hours had elapsed since his arrival at Suicide Point. An hour of procrastination later, he was now in the middle of the lake, its ever swirling waters reaching inching up his … Continue reading neelwrites/suicidepoint/100wordwednesday/shortstory/fiction/13/01/2018


100 Word Wednesday: Week 39 – The Travellator. Hosted by at  100 Word Wednesday: Week 39 REMAINS OF THE DAY By Neel Anil Panicker “Why don’t you take the easy way out then__ go ahead and take the Blue Whale Challenge?” Fifteen-year-old Karthik, temporarily befuddled, spluttered out, “Who wants to wait for 50 days, Mom”? *** A … Continue reading neelwrites/remainsoftheday/100wordwednesday/100wordstories/fiction/flashfiction/07/10/2017


Written for FRIDAY FICTIONEERS hosted by the most charming Rochelle at 22 September 2017 HANGING ON… PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter By Neel Anil Panicker I wish I could throw you out; make you disappear; simply watch you just fade away. I wish I didn’t have to see you the very first thing in the … Continue reading neelwrites/hangingon/FF/flashfiction/100words/21/09/2017


September 14: Flash Fiction Challenge Hosted by Charli Mills/Carrot Ranch at September 14: Flash Fiction Challenge IN WAITING   By Neel Anil Panicker For Aisha, the current heartbreak couldn’t have come at a worse time. Coming close on the heels of her mother finally succumbing to lung cancer, and the earth shattering revelation that she may soon … Continue reading neelwrites/inwaiting/17/09/2017/flshfictionchallenge/charlimils/carrotranch/99wordflashfictionstory/17/09/2017


WRITESPIRATION #124 52 WEEKS IN 52 WORDS WEEK 29 Hosted by Sacha Black at This week tell your story using dialogue only. HANGING UP By Neel Anil Panicker “Why don’t you pick up the phone?” ‘What’s it? I’m busy’ “I want to speak to you.” ‘You’ve spoken enough?’ “No, I want to say something.” … Continue reading neelwrites/52weeksin52wordschallenge/fiction/dialogue/20/07/2017


LOST IN THE WILDERNESS By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma pulled a handkerchief from his pocket and covered his mouth. The effort proved to be in vain. The invasive stench wriggled out of half hidden creeks and crevices edging past rocky outgrowths and mated with other equally repulsive odours. A second more here and Inspector … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/lost-inspectorsharma/06/06/2017


WELCOME TO SIX SENTENCE STORIES MAY 24, 2017ZOE This week’s  cue  is  MASTER 6 SENTENCES, NOT 5, NOT, 35…6…6 SENTENCES!!! ANY GENRE…ANY! COOL HUH? USE THE CUE DIRECTLY, INDIRECTLY, COVERTLY, OVERTLY…ANY WAY YA LIKE!!! LINK UP IN THE MORNING AND HOP AROUND AT WILL! For other interesting stories click on the blue frog below:   … Continue reading neelwrites/sixsentencestories/manchesterattacks/200words/fiction/25/05/2017


THE WAITING GAME  (200 words) By Neel Anil Panicker Eighteen year olds hell bent on taking their lives fall into two categories. If you were James Ekka, Jim to the legions of his admirers, and one who owned the meanest set of two wheels this side of Hyderabad, you would call it quits in super … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfPP/fiction/shortstory/200words/17/04/2017