Exercising the craft—October 24, 2016

By Ekta R. Garg

Prompt: Write the first 50 words to the prompt “Come on in.”



He stood half behind the door, staring at his big brother. The person he’d idolized. The person who convinced him to become a lawyer.

The person who looked him in the eye and called him a liar.

Whose grief at their mother’s death matched his.

“Come on in,” he said.