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Exercising the craft—February 15, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I acted like it wasn’t a big deal, when in reality it was breaking my heart. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/02/07/no-big-deal-3/ ***** You chattered, your eyes alight with excitement As you shared the details of the upcoming move.   I nodded and smiled, acting like it wasn’t a big deal.   You asked no… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 15, 2018

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Exercising the craft—February 8, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: In a dark, quiet corner of the city, there lives an old man with a scar across his eyes. Thirty years ago, he used to be the king’s right-hand man. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/02/01/right-hand-man/ ***** Oh, hello! Welcome to the inn! How may I help you this evening? A room? You’re in luck,… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 8, 2018

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Exercising the craft—January 26, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt—Strategy. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/strategy/ ***** In February of 2010 I started The Write Edge with a basic strategy in mind: use the pressure of a weekly blog to force me to write. At the time I had two young children—almost 4 years old… Continue reading Exercising the craft—January 26, 2018

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Exercising the craft—January 19, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write about a character who battled the powerful villain attempting to take over the world by force and won. The catch? Unfortunately this character suffered terrible wounds and died soon after. Double catch? Suddenly this character awakes in a forest path and finds that their guide in the afterlife is… Continue reading Exercising the craft—January 19, 2018