For Three Line Tales, Week 141 https://only100words.xyz/category/three-line-tales/ UNMASKED By Neel Anil Panicker “Sometimes we need to wear masks to unmask others’ masks”, declared Rajat as he bent over and looked deep into Radha’s eyes. A trifle nonplussed Radha waited for the voices around their corner cafe table to subside before replying, “So, am I to infer … Continue reading

neelwrites/fireweed/fiction/shortstory/99words/10/02/2018

NOT A BAD DEAL By Neel Anil Panicker By the time Chacko realized it was too late. Esther had taken over his life__ lock, stock and barrel. First, it began with a harmless, “Uncle, it’s just for two months. I need it for my exams. Your place is nearest to my college.” He did mind … Continue reading neelwrites/fireweed/fiction/shortstory/99words/10/02/2018

neelwrites/something’sfishy/fiction/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/100words/08/02/2018

SOMETHING’S FISHY By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Sir, it’s suicide. This guy, name’s Thomas, around sixtyish moonlighted at the hotel__waited tables, occasionally cooked. Seems his fish curry was a favourite among the backpackers. Yesterday, they fished him out of the sea. The manager says he was sprawled on the upper deck floor after shutdown. Had a … Continue reading neelwrites/something’sfishy/fiction/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/100words/08/02/2018

neelwrites/body&close/poem/haiku/31/01/2018

Lust comes clothed in soft kisses Unlocks closed chambers Her body lathers in love. (c)neelanilpanciker2018 #poem #tanka HAIKU PROMPT CHALLENGE RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #186 Body&Close RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #186 Body&Close

neelwrites/targetpractice/part31ofadangerouslove/novella/fiction/177words/16/12/2017

WelcomeTo Six Sentence Stories Hosted by ZOE at https://unchartedblogdotorg.wordpress.com/2017/12/13/welcometo-six-sentence-stories-2/ This week’s cue is TUNE! LINK ‘ER UP! TARGET PRACTICE  By Neel Anil Panicker “Fine tune your ears and latch onto every single word that I am about to say now for a lot of blood is going to be spilt in the next hour or so; simply … Continue reading neelwrites/targetpractice/part31ofadangerouslove/novella/fiction/177words/16/12/2017

neelwrites/wiltedflowers/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/01/11/2017

Hosted by the wondrously charming Rochelle at https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/11/01/27-october-2017/ WILTED FLOWERS PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Ann Hall By Neel Anil Panicker The entire mantelpiece was chock-a-block with vases in myriad shapes, sizes and colours. One in particular caught his attention. Inspector Sharma’s fingers skirted past the bud, cylinder and cube shaped ones to finally rest on the … Continue reading neelwrites/wiltedflowers/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/01/11/2017

neelwrites/ridingthewaves/FF/flashfiction/100words/06/10/2017

FRIDAY FICTIONEERS Hosted by ever trustworthy ROCHELLEWISOFF  at https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/10/04/13-october-2017-2/ RIDING THE WAVES PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz By Neel Anil Panicker Wine glass in hand, Sandra stood at the deck, scanning the horizon. Below, the moon played truant, drawing curvaceous lines on the limpid waters. Her pear shaped eyes gleamed at the memory of the weekend tryst. … Continue reading neelwrites/ridingthewaves/FF/flashfiction/100words/06/10/2017