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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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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

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Writers showcase, October 30, 2017

(So basically the lesson here is, don’t upset the devices in your home.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/the-dollmakers-gift/ *** (It’s meant to be humorous, but there’s actually some food for thought here. What better way than this to change your identity?) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/the-funeral-home/ *** (Some excellent questions and a writing prompt to boot. Think on this one for a little… Continue reading Writers showcase, October 30, 2017

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Exercising the craft—October 23, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Please … share your first 50 words on the topic “the cookbook.” https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/the-cookbook/ *** Pauline strolled around the book table at the garage sale. A yellowed volume, Recipes to Impress Your In-Laws, caught her eye. She picked it up and leafed through the pages. A handwritten note in the back… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 23, 2017