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Exercising the craft—October 15, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: She had forgotten how boring the night shifts were when she agreed to do one. https://purpldragon.wordpress.com/2018/10/15/writing-prompt-697/ ***** Kerry took a deep breath and let it out long and slow. She’d forgotten how boring night shifts in a big box store could be, and this one seemed worse. For the last… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 15, 2018

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Exercising the craft—October 8, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt (start your story with this sentence): I was fixing my life. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/10/08/my-life-2/ ***** “I was fixing my life with booze, or I thought I was,” Andrew said to a group of young adults. “All it was doing was guaranteeing my ability to not function every day. To be a lousy… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 8, 2018

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Exercising the craft—October 1, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: He was sitting in a corner of the library, reading what looked like a blank book. Deep Water prompt # 1106 http://deepwaterwritingprompts.tumblr.com/ ***** Topher’s heart hammered as he flipped the pages of the book. He’d only opened it once before, but he couldn’t deny it was like nothing he’d ever… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 1, 2018

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Writers showcase, September 24, 2018

(Despite the lack of dialogue, it’s a terrific story!) https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/09/23/smorgasbord-short-stories-whats-in-a-name-hector-the-homecoming-by-sally-cronin/ ***** (I wish we could find out what happens next!) From “The Harrowing of Ilajescu” by Devora Gimpel ***** (So how far would you go for loyalty?) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/TimRaymondWhenthePresidentDied ***** (Guilt will always eat a person from the inside out.) https://mastersreview.com/edged-by-casey-guerin/

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Exercising the craft—September 17, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: A contract killer copies the style of a serial killer in order to cover the hit and divert any suspicion. The serial killer doesn’t like it and plans revenge. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/09/16/copycat/ ***** “…now the fifth murder in as many weeks in the greater Houston area. As in the previous four cases,… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 17, 2018