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


SON RISES; SUN SETS By Neel Anil Panicker                 word count: 137 “The old order changeth giving way to the new” ‘Changeth? What fancy language! Tell me in words I understand”. “That’s the problem: You just don’t understand, dear father. I said it is time for you to give way”. “Oh! Is it? And what do … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/150words/FFfAW/17/01/2017


PHOTO PROMPT © C.E. Ayr THE STORY OF RAEES BY NEEL ANIL PANICKER Through life’s station, two kinds of people whiz past__the ones who live on ground and the ones who live underground. Those on the above strive to rise further, driven as they are by the fear of falling off and getting crushed by … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/tioneers/12/01/2017


This week’s photo prompt is provided by Iain Kelly. Thank you Iain! CHECKMATE By Neel Anil Panicker “You wanna play chess?” “Sorry?” “Come with me” Bob dutifully followed her. “Meet Ashu, my boy. Beaten them all. You will be the fiftieth… that’s if you agree.” Her words; he detected a subtle challenge. And something more, … Continue reading neelwrites/fffaw-checkmate/11/11/2016