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Exercising the craft—June 5, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Everyone has two numbers that are visible to others: the number of lies they’ve told and the number of people affected by the last lie. You’ve just encountered someone whose numbers are 1 and 1 billion. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/two-numbers/ *** As the ambassador waited in the outer study he pulled on the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—June 5, 2017

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Exercising the craft—May 1, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Somewhere out there, the real humans are hiding in the shadows. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/somewhere-out-there-2/ *** When we came to this planet, they thought they ruled the earth. But we knew better. We saw what they had done to their lands, and their water, and one another. They didn’t rule the earth. They… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 1, 2017

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Writers showcase, April 24, 2017

(Ah, the trials and tribulations of…first-world problems.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/03/15/support-groups-for-trivial-issues/   ***** (Hope the weather is sunny where you are, but if it isn’t…) Haiku – 4/23/2017   ***** (The first story, “Flying Man.” A person needs guts to give up one dream for another…) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/03/31/issue-13-march-2017/#more-2110   ***** (Sometimes the forces coming at us are greater than… Continue reading Writers showcase, April 24, 2017

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Writers showcase, February 27, 2017

(This is technically a writing prompt but full of so much truth that I had to feature it here.) https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/02/08/temporary-thinking-ban/ *** (Yes. Flash fiction in fine form here.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/02/12/a-very-quiet-six-word-story/#respond *** (More flash. More awesomeness.) From “A Sad Story in Three Words” by Anonymous *** (You might have to read it twice, but it’ll make you smile.)… Continue reading Writers showcase, February 27, 2017