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Exercising the craft—February 15, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Everyone has a love story. Here’s mine. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2021/02/14/love-story/ ***** Sameer Malhotra squinted up at the modest three-story hospital. The sun had just risen behind the building, causing him to squeeze his eyes until he was looking through small slits. Using his hand as a visor, he examined the place he… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 15, 2021

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Exercising the craft—February 8, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Ruby took a breath and, with a shaking hand, signed her name to the list. (From The Writer magazine) ***** Ruby stared at the banner behind the student at the table. “Upcoming hike-and-camp!” it said in neatly lettered words on butcher paper. Someone had drawn a mountain below the words… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 8, 2021

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Exercising the craft—February 1, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Instead of a traditional prompt, I’m going to focus on things I love this month. After all, it’s the month for love, isn’t it? And because it contains the best day of the year—my birthday and the birthday of The Write Edge—I thought it might be nice to do something different.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—February 1, 2021

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Writers’ Showcase, October 26, 2020

(Somehow I’m getting spooky vibes from this one!) https://apoetryjourney.wordpress.com/2020/10/05/haiku-10-5-2020/ ***** (Definitely read the second-place winner, “What You Can Do in 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds”) https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/97-FE1-Q42020EssayContest.html ***** (I’m always enchanted by Sudha Balagopal’s work, and now she’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize!) https://www.thedribbledrabblereview.com/featured-authors ***** (The melancholy…how far is too far? When does one addiction… Continue reading Writers’ Showcase, October 26, 2020

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Exercising the craft—October 19, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Every time she passed the doll on the dresser, it seemed to move. It seemed to watch her. It seemed to be trying to tell her something. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/10/16/watching-her/ ***** Haley walked into her room, saw the doll, and took three deep breaths. Her shoulders rounded as her messenger bag slipped… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 19, 2020