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Exercising the craft—October 11, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Stonehenge had disappeared during the night. ***** Are we good to go, Colin? Where, over here? Make up your mind, they’ll be starting any moment. The… Well, I can’t do anything about the angle of the bloody sun, now, can I? Wait, that’s the producer in my ear. In five…four…three…… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 11, 2021

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Exercising the craft—October 4, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Share your first 50 words on the topic “just once.” ***** “Go to the gas station on Elm,” he said, voice terse. “It’s cheaper.” I left, my fist clenching my purse strap. Just once, I thought, I’d love to keep driving. I saw an exit coming and remembered the pressure… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 4, 2021

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Exercising the craft—September 20, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: We thought magic was gone from the village. Turns out we were wrong. Very, very wrong. (This week’s story is a continuation of last week’s piece. I didn’t plan to do this when I first started looking for prompts, but it gave me a chance to continue what ended being… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 20, 2021

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Exercising the craft—September 13, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The magic no longer flowed through her family’s veins. It had died out generations ago. Or at least, that’s what they’d been told. ***** Keira pulled her deep hood forward, as much to hide her face as to mask the sound of the shovels hitting the earth. She couldn’t ignore… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 13, 2021