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Writers showcase, June 24, 2019

(For all you non-writers who don’t believe us when we say our characters have their own ideas. :D) Thriller by Ed Kratz ***** (Yes. There is still a charm and a powerful attraction in these places, for me at least.) Bookshops ***** (The melancholic tone makes me sad, but it’s a lovely piece all the same.)… Continue reading Writers showcase, June 24, 2019

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Exercising the craft—June 17, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: People had been coming and going all day. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/06/16/coming-and-going/ ***** I like the term “foot traffic.” I heard it once from a woman dashing down the hall, her badge bouncing against her chest on its lanyard, as she tried to reach the room at the end. Those call buttons, boy,… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 17, 2019

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Exercising the craft—June 10, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Please use the open space below to share your first 50 words on the topic “Getaway”. https://first50.wordpress.com/2019/06/03/getaway/ ***** “Choose your next getaway! Book your vacation now!” As she stared at the ad in the window, she crumpled the bills from the cashed paycheck and winced at the pain in her… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 10, 2019

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Exercising the craft—June 3, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: They were afraid of something. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/05/29/afraid/ ***** Charlie remembered the first time he saw his parents huddled in the living room, holding on to one another. For some reason, the picture always came back to him first. The sound didn’t register in his ear until later. They were afraid of… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 3, 2019

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Writers showcase, May 27, 2019

(When people finds themselves undergoing a transformation of a painful sort.) Becoming *** (Really makes you reevaluate the worth of things.) From “The Age of Miracles” by Anonymous *** (Remind me never to follow two guys in the desert into any area that’s haunted. And to make sure the gas tank is full.) Dead Man’s Hand… Continue reading Writers showcase, May 27, 2019