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Exercising the craft—September 16, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: It always started with the oldest building in town. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/09/14/old-buildings/ ***** Human nature is a funny thing. No matter how much people try to convince themselves otherwise, they always assume that silence means weakness. That the inability to speak projects a lack of interest in doing so. Silence can be… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 16, 2019

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Exercising the craft—September 9, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The villagers spoke of crystal clear waters and snowy peaks that towered in the sky. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/09/01/crystal-clear/ ***** Kia Farr couldn’t keep the scowl off her face. She crossed her arms, the closest she would get to sulking. Today of all days, her father needed her to put on a brave… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 9, 2019

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Writers’ showcase, August 26, 2019

(I don’t read a lot of sci-fi, but this one had me from the beginning. Can’t wait to keep reading!) CHAPTER ONE ***** (I can definitely identify with this story, told from the point of view of an Asian immigrant. My parents were immigrants too, and the older I get the more I appreciate the… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, August 26, 2019

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Exercising the craft—August 19, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: After a night of drinking, you awake with no memories of the previous evening. Walking out onto your balcony to [drink your morning coffee], you are greeted by the cheers of hundreds of people gathered outside your house. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/08/18/the-gathering/ ***** It was the humming that woke Josh up. Well, it… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 19, 2019

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Exercising the craft—August 12, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You are a fresh junior researcher at NASA. While out for drinks with your new boss, you jokingly ask her why NASA hasn’t explored the ocean with its resources. She turns pale, leans in close, then whispers, “We have. Why do you think we want to leave the planet so… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 12, 2019