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Exercising the craft—June 14, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: They packed up the car and drove to the campsite. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2021/06/10/campsite/ ***** On the darkest night of the month, when no moon shone to betray them, they packed up the car and drove to the campsite. For years Stella had made this journey with her parents. They filled their vehicle… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 14, 2021

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Exercising the craft—June 7, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I decided to use a letter from an advice column as a writing prompt today. The letter came from a woman who received an invitation to a wedding but had no obvious connections to the people getting married. She and her partner wanted to know whether they should attend. Here’s… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 7, 2021

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Writers’ showcase, May 31, 2021

(All a person needs at the end of a hard day is one wisp of hope and another of kindness.) ***** (The heart in this one. Oh…) https://literallystories2014.com/2021/05/28/sunday-papers-by-darren-a-deth/ ***** (Proof that stories don’t have to be long to be beautiful. Oh, those coffee cups and spoons!) ***** (I love stories about items that travel from… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, May 31, 2021

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Exercising the craft—May 10, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Invite an unexpected visitor into your story. https://www.writersdigest.com/be-inspired/plot-twist-story-prompts-unexpected-visitor ***** She smiled at the small, enthusiastic group gathered for the book signing. Her husband’s arm came around her, squeezed with pride. Her cheeks flushed; they exchanged a grin. Looking back, she saw someone enter the store. She blinked twice, three times,… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 10, 2021