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Exercising the craft—March 8, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg

Prompt: “On guitar”

Please share your first 50 words on the topic “and on guitar.”

https://first50.wordpress.com/2021/02/15/and-on-guitar/

*****

“And on guitar…”

The crowd roared, and the lead singer grinned into the microphone.

“I don’t even need to introduce her, do I? You guys know her better than me by now.”

The guitarist’s face got warm as she waved. Thousands of cell phone flashlights blinked on and waved back.

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Prompt: “Make me laugh”

Please share your first 50 words on the topic “make me laugh.”

https://first50.wordpress.com/2021/03/01/make-me-laugh/

*****

The woman rubbed her hands on her jeans. When the audition coordinator called, she swallowed hard and stepped onto the stage of the famed club. A man in a tie but no jacket eyed her from empty audience seats.

“Make me laugh.”

She swallowed again and started her comedy set.

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