neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/whatpegmansaw/150words/06/02/2017

Hammerfest, Norway THE RED HOUSE   (150 words) By Neel Anil Panicker Inside the house by the corner slope, the man paced up and down in his drawing room, his knee-high steel coated boots furiously tapping into the wooden floors. His eyes glanced at the clock on the wall__fifteen past two. He had time though not … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/whatpegmansaw/150words/06/02/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/whatpegmansaw/150words/30/01/2017

MAN WITH NO COUNTRY  (150 words) By Neel Anil Panicker It is a war scene outside Buffalo Niagara International Airport this Thursday afternoon. My name is Zan Win. The last I came here was a month ago, in December. My two sons were joining us from Myanmar. I‘ve been standing here for six hours. The … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/whatpegmansaw/150words/30/01/2017

AN EVENING IN MOSCOW  ( 175 words) By Neel Anil Panicker The man retrieved the paper out of his shirt pocket, and read its contents__one more time. Half past six. St. Basil’s Cathedral. West Entrance. Black bag. Ten million dollars. He opened the ice box. ‘Nothing like Johnnie Walker. Best antidote for frayed nerves.’ A … Continue reading

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/150words/17/01/2017

Landers, California BLOOD IN THE SKY  ( word count: 150) By Neel Anil Panicker Chief Detective Norman Peale skirted the bodies, and stepped out into the cold December night. His eyes took in the icy barrenness of the Mojave Desert. ‘No tyre marks. No trace of blood. No dwellings for miles on end.’ He turned … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/150words/17/01/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/200words/whatpegmansaw/13/01/2017

THE ROYAL BATH HOUSE, BURHANPUR, MP, INDIA LOVE’S LABOUR LOST By Neel Anil Panicker ‘We are in the Shahi Palace; what you see is the royal bath.’ Margaret was living her dream. The past 24 hours had transported her into the quaint, dusty old world charms of 15th century Mughal India. Her infectious enthusiasm even … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/200words/whatpegmansaw/13/01/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/200wordstory/04/01/2017

Some loss, Carlos. By Neel Anil Panicker Carlos’ been on the loose for eight years but he is been an embarrassment for the Indian Police for much longer_ decades rather, when I step out into the  cobbled pavement outside the hotel on my way to keep a date, one could that could very well end … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/200wordstory/04/01/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/googlestreetview/30/12/2016

A FALL FROM THE SKIES By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Asshole, he should have told me this”, Clare swore under her breath. She stepped off the steps and stood against the rocky edges. She looked up to see how far below she had come. Loomed above a staircase to the skies. ‘I should have stayed at … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/googlestreetview/30/12/2016