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Exercising the craft—October 16, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: His face [was] inches from mine, just screaming and screaming in a way that seemed like he couldn’t even see me. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/10/09/inches-away/ ***** When he came to see me today, I decided not to respond. I’d spent years talking, trying to rationalize, trying to reason, and look at where it… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 16, 2017

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Exercising the craft—October 2/9, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You’re traveling in a rental car when you hear the thumping of a flat tire. You pull over and discover the thumping is not coming from a flat, after all, but from the trunk. What or who is making the noise? http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts/flat-tire *** Kate guided the sedan to the line… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 2/9, 2017

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Writers showcase, September 25, 2017

(I remember those maddening days… :>) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/09/24/common-conversations-with-my-toddler-24/ *** (Ooh, I wish I could read what comes next!) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/09/24/how-long/ *** (Wow. Want to read what comes before and after this one too!) From “City or Exile” by Rixie Coltey *** (I know EXACTLY how Virginia feels!) https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/why-i-write-2/  

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Exercising the craft—September 18, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You’re a teenager and it’s the last day of summer break. This is especially painful for you because, over the course of those summer months, you fell in love for the first time and that person is moving away (and breaking up with you). Write the scene where you say… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 18, 2017

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Exercising the craft—September 11, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg *** The blue sky struck me as the oddest element of that day. How could the sky above me on that Tuesday morning look so blue, so brilliant, when the sky hundreds of miles away had turned gray with ash? Why didn’t we see the smoke that billowed from the Towers?… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 11, 2017