neelwrites/thursdayphotoprompt/shadow/flash/fiction/16/11/2018

Thursday photo prompt: Shadows #writephoto #writephoto LIFE UNDER THE SHADOWS  By Neel Anil Panicker A shadow of his earlier self. That’s what Satwik had become. That’s what Ashi had reduced him too. That’s what everyone who knew him thought so___his parents, friends, office colleagues, even the college canteen guy, the one whose eponymously named Dhabha Papey’s … Continue reading neelwrites/thursdayphotoprompt/shadow/flash/fiction/16/11/2018

neelwrites/essay/musings/367words/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/06/10/2018

Thursday photo prompt: Faraway #writephoto GO AHEAD, TAKE THAT LEAP  By Neel Anil Panicker Have you stood at the edge staring out into the abyss, your mind a turnstile, your hands and feet quivering with fear, simply unable to make up your mind, a nauseating sense of utter despair and despondency sweeping all over you? Well, … Continue reading neelwrites/essay/musings/367words/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/06/10/2018

neelwrites/murderinthemountain/TTC/TPP/FOWC/crime/flash/storystarter/0709/2018

Written for multiple prompts: FOWC with Fandango — Question https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/three-things-challenge-06-sept-2018/ Thursday photo prompt: Turning #writephoto MURDER IN THE MOUNTAIN (genre/crimefiction) By Neel Anil Panicker There are moments in a man’s life when he starts to hate that which he loves the most. Detective Chacko was up against such a moment. Never in his wildest dreams had wily … Continue reading neelwrites/murderinthemountain/TTC/TPP/FOWC/crime/flash/storystarter/0709/2018

neelwrites/secretsofthedark/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/flash/fiction/03/08/2018

  My story is in response to Three Things Challenge, 02 August 2018 https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/08/02/three-things-challenge-02-august-2018/ Today’s things are: basket, xylophone, scream and  Thursday photo prompt: Track #writephoto Thursday photo prompt: Track #writephoto SECRETS OF THE DARK By Neel Anil Panicker At first she didn’t hear it, plausibly because she was too tired, also ‘coz she was desperately trying to hack … Continue reading neelwrites/secretsofthedark/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/flash/fiction/03/08/2018

neelwrites/flyinghigh/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flashfiction/shortstory/20/07/2018

FLYING HIGH By Nee Anil Panicker The clouds were white milky sheets. Set against the backdrop of azure blue skies with the slightest tingle of violet, the view from the top was magical to say the least. Naina had never come this high. But Akram was insistent. “Believe me baby, it’s going to be cool. … Continue reading neelwrites/flyinghigh/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flashfiction/shortstory/20/07/2018

neelwrites/wishcometrue/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flash/fiction/shortstory/13/07/2018

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

neelwrites/takeoff/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flash/shortstory/fiction/334words/08/06/2018

TAKE OFF   By Neel Anil Panicker   The azure clouds, the ever changing carpet of kaleidoscopic hues, the endless span of blue heavens: all this and more is my abode. Here the days and nights are one. I decide the time. I and I alone decide what to do, when or not to sleep, … Continue reading neelwrites/takeoff/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flash/shortstory/fiction/334words/08/06/2018

neelwrites/thetrap/thursdayphotoprompt/#writephoto/fiction/shortstory/17/03/2018

THE TRAP By Neel Anil Panicker ‘You mean to say the money is there, right?’ Richard looked up at the beastly faces that hovered around him; two pairs of eyes stared down at him, the pupils split wide open, as if they would burst out any moment. He looked at the swarthy man who reeked … Continue reading neelwrites/thetrap/thursdayphotoprompt/#writephoto/fiction/shortstory/17/03/2018

neelwrites/noman’sland/thursdayphotoprompt/#writephoto/31/01/2018

NO MAN’S LAND By Neel Anil Panicker It is a couple of hours after midnight, that still born hour when the entire world and its backyard have taken a sabbatical; that  pregnant pause, that briefest of brief interludes before the deluge begins all over again, before the rambunctious merry go round wheels of life start … Continue reading neelwrites/noman’sland/thursdayphotoprompt/#writephoto/31/01/2018

neelwrites/somethingtobury/thursdayphotoprompt/fiction/shortstory/209words/22/12/2017

Thursday photo prompt – Thaw #writephoto Hosted by https://scvincent.com/2017/12/21/thursday-photo-prompt-thaw-writephoto/Sue Vincent at  SOMETHING TO BURY By Neel Anil Panicker Richard stood, his trekking boots rooted to the rocky edges, his mind stilled by the mesmerising sight of pearly white mountain peaks jutting out into the cloudy skies. Below him, sparkled a carpet of cedar and pine trees, clothed … Continue reading neelwrites/somethingtobury/thursdayphotoprompt/fiction/shortstory/209words/22/12/2017