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Exercising the craft—September 21, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: His world changed on a Tuesday afternoon. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/09/05/his-world/ ***** He let his gaze go to the light from the window, closed his eyes, and in his mind took a step forward as his world changed on a Tuesday afternoon. He got a promotion. He became president of his company, traveled… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 21, 2020

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Exercising the craft—September 7, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The crew find and explore an abandoned spaceship. They soon realize why it was abandoned. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/08/27/41203/ ***** No one at NASA could figure out how they’d miscalculated the spaceship’s re-entry so spectacularly. Everyone in the command center that day sat with shoulders hunched and averted their gazes from one another… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 7, 2020

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Writers’ showcase, August 31, 2020

(Love the way this one builds and its melancholy. I wish we could find out more about the baby and the protagonist.) https://blog.reedsy.com/creative-writing-prompts/contests/52/submissions/27729 ***** (You can feel the despair build from the first moments of the story, and it keeps rolling down…like a boulder. Until it sits hard and heavy in your stomach at the… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, August 31, 2020

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Exercising the craft—August 24, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: She leaned forward, looked out the window, and said, “It’s become very dark out there.” https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/08/23/out-the-window-2/ ***** Samantha had followed him for the last half hour. Based on the information in the most recent encrypted file she’d received, she knew he’d head for the train station. He didn’t disappoint her.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 24, 2020

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Exercising the craft—August 10, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Please share your first 50 words on the topic “I miss.” https://first50.wordpress.com/2020/08/03/i-miss-2/ ***** Don’t tell Eric, but sometimes I stand on the balcony to stare at the water. The sun dapples the surface. From underneath, it would look like suspended fireworks. The push and pull of the water forced us… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 10, 2020