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Exercising the craft—May 24, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The grass was turning pink, and you had a sneaking suspicion the neighbor knew why. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/05/22/turning-pink/ ***** When Gerald first moved into the neighborhood, everyone on this end of the street wondered why a young, hot guy wouldn’t have a partner. Most people didn’t even speculate about the gender of… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 24, 2018

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Exercising the craft—May 16, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: He needed to preserve his memories. Fast. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/05/16/memories-3/ ***** He didn’t want to believe the doctor, but he had to. Too much evidence from his own experiences suggested that what the doctor said was true. In a matter of years—or, perhaps, months—he would begin to forget everything. He needed to… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 16, 2018

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Writers showcase, May 2018

(Too bad. Would have loved to have known what his idea was!) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2018/05/06/on-the-way-down/ *** (With the way this poem ends, I can practically feel the sand between my toes. Sigh.) https://apoetryjourney.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/haiku-stress-free-castaway/ *** (Love the galoshes at the end. :>) http://flashfictiononline.com/main/article/artist-in-wine-with-galoshes/# *** (Wow. Just…wow.) https://mastersreview.com/featured-fiction/room-tone-by-brian-evenson/

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Exercising the craft—April 30, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Write in response to the one-word prompt: Tantrum https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/tantrum/ ***** Jill had had enough. The complaints from the kids, the nagging of her husband, the side-eyeing by the gym warriors. For once she wanted to throw a tantrum, long and loud. Not a thought-out response. Not even a Facebook rant. The… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 30, 2018

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Exercising the craft—April 23, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Why did Jack and Jill go up the hill? It’s a secret far stranger than anyone could imagine. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/jack-and-jill/ ***** “Your turn, Jack. Truth or dare?” Jack fidgeted on the threadbare sofa. He exchanged a look with Jill, but he knew what his twin sister would have chosen. It’s the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 23, 2018