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Exercising the craft—February 20, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: A few days after my twelfth birthday, the first cloud fell. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/when-i-was-12/ *** A few days after my twelfth birthday, the first cloud fell. We didn’t think anything of it at first, although, admittedly, no one had ever before seen an actual cloud rushing toward the earth as if in… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 20, 2017

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Exercising the craft—February 13, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The love of his life was about to marry someone else. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/02/08/someone-else/ *** Brad shifted his weight, then hooked a finger into the collar of his tux and gave it a tug. The pastor had started speaking, but Brad couldn’t focus on the words. The one thought dominating his attention… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 13, 2017

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Exercising the craft—February 6, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You wake up from a disturbing dream and go to the kitchen for a glass of milk; on the fridge you find [the words]: “Hush now, it was just a nightmare.” Creepy or comforting? https://lindaghill.com/2017/02/01/one-liner-wednesday-creepy-or-comforting/ ***** Katelyn gasped as she opened her eyes. Had the thermostat stopped working? Why did… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 6, 2017

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Writers showcase, January 30, 2017

(This story embodies everything amazing about writing as well as digging into our modern-day fears. Awesome!) http://hungermtn.org/day-trip/ *** (Who knew using first person could offer such depth? Love the mindful approach and the result.) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/DarciSchummerTheInterloper *** (Oh my. The complicated nature of affirmative action.) From “Design a Fantasy School District” by Blythe Hilson *** (Don’t lose… Continue reading Writers showcase, January 30, 2017