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Exercising the craft—July 13, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: They decided to bury it at the edge of the farm under the big oak tree. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/07/06/on-the-edge/ ***** Everyone in town decided that because Jack and Kara found the box of keys, they should be the ones to get rid of it. Jack hefted the box from one hip to… Continue reading Exercising the craft—July 13, 2020

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Exercising the craft–July 6, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg I wrote this poem for a friend who has had a major health challenge and dealt with treatment with grace and dignity. My friend’s birthday is coming–the first since diagnosis– so I thought it appropriate to share a few words, in free verse, about how my friend and all of us… Continue reading Exercising the craft–July 6, 2020

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Writers’ Showcase, June 29, 2020

(Listen to these three writers share how they got started in writing and what keeps them going.) Profiles in Encouragement 003 – Laurie Buchanan, Lynda Drews, Jeff Nania ***** (I think we can all relate to this one!) KATE FELLOWES: Whodunnit ***** (I can practically smell the noodles boiling! I have to confess, though, I… Continue reading Writers’ Showcase, June 29, 2020

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Exercising the craft—June 22, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: They traveled the countryside in colorful horse-drawn carriages. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/06/22/colourful/ ***** Cora heaved a huge sigh as she set the table for lunch. Her husband would be home any minute, and she wanted to make sure she was ready. The sooner she gave him his meal, the sooner he’d finish and… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 22, 2020

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Exercising the craft—June 15, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg I started this story back in April on a lark, but it’s stuck with me since then. I don’t know how many sections I’ll write or if I’ll ever finish it, but I had to find out more about this sad protagonist who calls herself a “loser” and considers her life a… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 15, 2020