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Exercising the craft—May 20, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: He started adult life as a burglar but soon graduated to robbery. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/05/13/adult-life/ ***** As he approached the window, Caleb’s memory replayed his father’s voice. Ain’t good for nothin’! Bastard child; you’ll be the same when ya grow up: a bastard. He fingered the leather wallet. Filching it at the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 20, 2019

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Exercising the craft—May 6, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The person whom you or your character have been trying to talk to for ages finally answers the phone. Who is this person? Why were you or your character trying to track them down for so long? How does the phone conversation progress? https://www.writersdigest.com/prompts/writing-prompt-im-glad-you-called *** Amelia wound the cord of… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 6, 2019

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Writers’ showcase, April 29, 2019

(Can you imagine this happening on your big day??) Writing challenge…. Day 1 *** (Hints of melancholy and creepiness at the same time.) https://newmillenniumwritings.org/seven-ravens/ *** (A long read, but definitely worth it. My favorite line: “What kind of twenty-five-year-old invests in something so practical?”) https://www.craftliterary.com/2019/03/29/mystery-lights-valencia/

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Exercising the craft—April 22, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Through a strange quirk of acoustics, you can hear and speak with someone in a different apartment through the vent in your bedroom. You don’t know who they are, but the two of you have gotten to talking at night. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/04/19/talking-with-a-stranger/ *** Laura breathed hard as she ran down the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 22, 2019

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Exercising the craft—April 15, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: In the future, time travel is used as a punishment for crimes. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/04/14/punishment/ Heddie pursed her lips around her cigarette as she typed notes on the latest batch of offenders to come in. Overhead the ceiling fan made lazy rotations, not cooling the room so much as just blowing the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 15, 2019