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

neelwrites/night’svigil/thursdayphotoprompt/fiction/flash.25/11/2017

Thursday Photo Prompt HOSTED BY sue vincent NIGHT’S VIGIL By Neel Anil Panicker Raymond looked down at his feet and kicked Jack’s once muscular body, now just a crumpled mass of tissue turned ‘cold as winter’. It had taken him a good hour to get rid of his best buddy, and more specifically partner in … Continue reading neelwrites/night’svigil/thursdayphotoprompt/fiction/flash.25/11/2017

neelwrites/alonelyvigil/parttenofadangerouslove/fiction/358/12/08/2017

Thursday photo prompt – Alone #writephoto Hosted by the gracious Sue Vincent at https://scvincent.com/2017/08/10/thursday-photo-prompt-alone-writephoto/ A LONELY VIGIL By Neel Anil Panicker Prisons make for great camaraderie. Call it brotherhood of the underdog, survival instincts, or sheer boredom, it is not unusual for two people locked in a common cell to turn into best buddies over a period … Continue reading neelwrites/alonelyvigil/parttenofadangerouslove/fiction/358/12/08/2017

neelwrites/watcher/fiction/thursdayphotoprompt/03/08/2017

Written for Sue Vincent’s weekly writing prompt at https://scvincent.com/2017/08/03/thursday-photo-prompt-watchers-writephoto/ Thursday photo prompt – Watchers #writephoto   THE WATCHER PLACE: TIHAR JAIL TIME: A LITTLE AFTER TWO IN THE AFTERNOON It’s Sunday afternoon and the prisoners are trudging back from the workshops. The gruelling five and half hour morning shift has just got over and the inmates, … Continue reading neelwrites/watcher/fiction/thursdayphotoprompt/03/08/2017

neelwrites/firingaway/thursdayphotoprompt/fiction/260words/21/07/2017

Thursday photo prompt – Mask #writephoto Hosted by the excellent Sue Vincent at https://scvincent.com/2017/07/20/thursday-photo-prompt-mask-writephoto/ #writephoto FIRING AWAY By Neel Anil Panicker Sweet Alice. That’s what she was known as back in kindergarten. Cute Al was what her grade one teachers addressed her as. For a greater part of her schoolhood, Alice served as a most pleasurable stress … Continue reading neelwrites/firingaway/thursdayphotoprompt/fiction/260words/21/07/2017