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Writers’ Showcase, February 22, 2021

(Who says love has to end?) ***** (Freaky. Makes me shudder when I think of the last lines!) ***** (Sudha Balagopal is an incredibly talented writing friend! Love this, even with its melancholy.) http://www.cheappoplit.com/home/2021/1/9/magic-of-spices-sudha-balagopal ***** (Love the building tension here. I wish we could find out more about these characters!) https://www.writermag.com/contests/explore/contest-winner-marta/

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Exercising the craft—January 4, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write about someone whose job is to help people leave their old lives behind. https://blog.reedsy.com/creative-writing-prompts/general/write-about-someone-whose-job-is-to-help-people-le ***** So, okay, look, let’s get one thing straight: I don’t get any kicks outta ordering people around. That just comes with the territory, all right? I been at this job 52 years now, and,… Continue reading Exercising the craft—January 4, 2021

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Writers’ showcase, December 28, 2020

(The ache and melancholy are ever-present.) ***** (Love the worldbuilding in this story! I want to know more.) https://blog.reedsy.com/creative-writing-prompts/contests/69/submissions/44336 ***** (The layers in this story will leave you in thought long after it’s done.) https://mastersreview.com/new-voices/an-ordinary-ache-by-bikram-sharma/ ***** (A reminder that the holidays can be joyous or painful, depending on who you’re with.) https://www.craftliterary.com/2020/12/16/the-coat-kathleen-mckitty-harris/#