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Writers showcase, December 25, 2017

(Before the contemporary writers, including me, came the greats, and it’s always rewarding to re-read them. Here’s a classic.) http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/books/a14340/ray-bradbury-last-night-of-the-world-0251/ ***** (This one’s by yours truly! Just a gentle reminder that we should always retain clarity about our life goals and passions, who is best suited to involve themselves with those goals, and who we… Continue reading Writers showcase, December 25, 2017

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Writing prompt for Monday, December 11, 2017

(In a slight departure from the way I normally do things and for this month only, I’m posting a single prompt. The story that results from this prompt will appear on Monday.) Prompt: You have a strained relationship with your grandmother. While visiting her, you discover something that changes your view of her and of… Continue reading Writing prompt for Monday, December 11, 2017

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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