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Exercising the craft—April 5, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: She was watching from the window of the house on the hill… https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2021/04/01/house-on-the-hill-2/ ***** “Hello. This is a courtesy call from the public health department…” Daisy pressed the landline phone to her ear as she watched the procession from the window of the house on the hill. Even now, 15… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 5, 2021

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Writers’ showcase, March 29, 2021

(Just…wow.) ***** (This is so sad. Sometimes men and society at large don’t understand the sacrifices women must make to follow their true calling.) https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/downloads/printable/98-FE1-Fall20Contest-Sally-Basmajian.html ***** (Genius, start to finish.) https://www.craftliterary.com/2021/01/22/consult-your-doctor-amanda-mcleod/# ***** (Another bit of melancholy and, possibly, foreshadowing.) https://literallystories2014.com/2019/04/04/end-home-by-david-henson/

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Exercising the craft—March 22, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Some days aren’t so bad… ***** (Static clearing microphone in two short puffs of air) “Is this thing on? When can I start talking? What? The red light…? Oh, that one. Oh, so that means it’s on. You mean I’m recording now? Right now? Well, why didn’t you tell me?… Continue reading Exercising the craft—March 22, 2021

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Exercising the craft—March 15, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The smell of home cooking made his mouth water. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2021/03/12/home-cooking/ ***** Kyle parked his car and turned off the engine but didn’t get out. Not right away. Instead, he adjusted his sunglasses and tried to look casual. Just a guy sitting in the lot of a public park after a… Continue reading Exercising the craft—March 15, 2021