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Writers showcase, June 26, 2017

(It’s always great to win, but my favorites are the two second-place stories here.) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/06/25/lost-in-translation-writing-contest-results/ *** (Freaky and crazy, but you won’t want to stop reading until the end.) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/DianaClarkeWikipedia *** (A longer piece, but it’ll draw you in bit by bit. Let it.) https://www.carvezine.com/story/2017-spring-pearson

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Exercising the craft—June 19, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Please share your first 50 words on the topic “toxic.” https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/toxic/ *** I didn’t know that even good things could add toxicity to my life. Family visits. Summer vacation. Long days. New books. When I want to write, these things—and more—leach into my time. They poison the pool of availability.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 19, 2017

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Exercising the craft—June 5, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Everyone has two numbers that are visible to others: the number of lies they’ve told and the number of people affected by the last lie. You’ve just encountered someone whose numbers are 1 and 1 billion. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/two-numbers/ *** As the ambassador waited in the outer study he pulled on the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 5, 2017

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Writers showcase, May 29, 2017

(Maybe he fell face first into a plate at IHOP.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/05/24/a-few-six-words-on-stuff/ *** (In other words, be careful who you cross.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/05/29/strangers-on-a-tram/ *** (To answer the question at the end, um…no!) https://lindaghill.com/2017/05/29/attack-of-the-puppy-sized-spider/ *** (Sometimes we wake up to new reports of horror. Keep fighting against it. #unitedwithmanchester) https://justpunchtheclock.com/2017/05/23/ghouls/

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Exercising the craft—May 22, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: “Pack your things; this place is not your home.” https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/05/18/pack-your-things/ ***** “Pack your things; this place is no longer your home.” “But can’t we at least—” “Nope. Just get your stuff out. I don’t want to hear anything.” “Aren’t you the least bit interested in trying to work this out?”… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 22, 2017