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Writers’ showcase, October 25, 2021

(This one’s full of melancholy.) ***** (Sudha Balagopal is a master of the short fiction form!) https://flash-frog.com/2021/10/03/rag-doll-by-sudha-balagopal/ ***** (Who says poetry has to be convoluted and mysterious? This beautiful tribute says everything we need to know and more.) ***** (I love the old-world, black-and-white movie feel of this one.)

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Exercising the craft—March 1, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: After a heavy meteor shower, parts of the earth have been bombarded with rock fragments, some of which contain unexpected elements. As an expert in your field, you are taken to a specific site by top government officials where you discover [something] that did not originate on our planet. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2021/01/15/meteor-shower-2/… Continue reading Exercising the craft—March 1, 2021

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(It may be fiction, but it reads like reality. Hubris, even with hints of altruism, can still bring an end to life as we know it.) Solution ***** (This one continues with more parts. Creepy and fun all at the same time.) From “The First Woodcut” by Amanda Elton and Ben Evarts ***** (Beware the longing… Continue reading Writers’ Showcase

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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