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Exercising the craft—March 2, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write a poem with each line beginning with the words “I remember.” https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/02/20/i-remember-3/ ***** I remember the first time I held a sewing needle, so long in my small palm. I remember closing my hand around it, its pinch forcing my fingers to spring open. I remember Mother’s fear when… Continue reading Exercising the craft—March 2, 2020

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Writers showcase, November 25, 2019

(The first-place winner in the 48th New Millennium Writings flash fiction contest!) https://newmillenniumwritings.org/getaway/ ***** (The creepiness of this one made me shiver a little.) Lucky Foot ***** (Oh, I so love it when a fairy tale goes topsy turvy!) Red by Angela Panayotopulos ***** (Because comics are also a form of storytelling.) Blessed are the geeks  … Continue reading Writers showcase, November 25, 2019

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Writers’ showcase, August 26, 2019

(I don’t read a lot of sci-fi, but this one had me from the beginning. Can’t wait to keep reading!) CHAPTER ONE ***** (I can definitely identify with this story, told from the point of view of an Asian immigrant. My parents were immigrants too, and the older I get the more I appreciate the… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, August 26, 2019

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Writers showcase, May 27, 2019

(When people finds themselves undergoing a transformation of a painful sort.) Becoming *** (Really makes you reevaluate the worth of things.) From “The Age of Miracles” by Anonymous *** (Remind me never to follow two guys in the desert into any area that’s haunted. And to make sure the gas tank is full.) Dead Man’s Hand… Continue reading Writers showcase, May 27, 2019

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Writers showcase, March 25, 2019

(Oh, poor Tracy. We’ve all felt like an outsider at some point; all of us have wanted to be “something special” during those teen years, whether it meant being a part of the “in” crowd or being noticed by someone we liked. Poor, poor Tracy.) https://www.sixfold.org/FicWinter18/Babb.html *** (The first story, “Starlight”, reminds us that war… Continue reading Writers showcase, March 25, 2019