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Exercising the craft—December 11, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You have a strained relationship with your grandmother. While visiting her, you discover something that changes your view of her and of yourself. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/11/29/change-of-heart/ ***** Ashley stared at her phone, willing the words on the screen to go away. “I don’t know if this is working anymore,” the text read.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—December 11, 2017

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Writing prompt for Monday, December 11, 2017

(In a slight departure from the way I normally do things and for this month only, I’m posting a single prompt. The story that results from this prompt will appear on Monday.) Prompt: You have a strained relationship with your grandmother. While visiting her, you discover something that changes your view of her and of… Continue reading Writing prompt for Monday, December 11, 2017

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Exercising the craft—December 4, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: In the last seven decades, nearly 90 commercial airliners have gone missing—without a single piece of wreckage ever located. Write about what happened. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/11/15/missing-2/ ***** The Supreme Leader watched the execution of the latest mission on the large screen in front of him and smoothed the new robes he wore.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—December 4, 2017

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Writers showcase, November 27, 2017

(You can feel the heat and her desperation.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/11/26/blank-spaces/ *** (The heartbreaking struggles of trying to love our parents the best we can without their guidance available to take us through uncharted waters.) Elder Abuse *** (Something to make you smile this morning.) For Writers with Pets… *** (Stumbled on this quite by accident, but it… Continue reading Writers showcase, November 27, 2017

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Exercising the craft—November 13, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt: Dancing https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/dancing/ ***** The music starts, and my heart lifts. I’ve heard the opening bars dozens of times in the last few weeks as I practiced my dance. It’s played hundreds of times, without a device, in my brain as… Continue reading Exercising the craft—November 13, 2017