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Exercising the craft—December 11, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You have a strained relationship with your grandmother. While visiting her, you discover something that changes your view of her and of yourself. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/11/29/change-of-heart/ ***** Ashley stared at her phone, willing the words on the screen to go away. “I don’t know if this is working anymore,” the text read.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—December 11, 2017

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Exercising the craft—December 4, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: In the last seven decades, nearly 90 commercial airliners have gone missing—without a single piece of wreckage ever located. Write about what happened. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/11/15/missing-2/ ***** The Supreme Leader watched the execution of the latest mission on the large screen in front of him and smoothed the new robes he wore.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—December 4, 2017

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Exercising the craft—November 6, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: They were crouched under a porch, shivering, as a searchlight swept the street. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/searchlight/ ***** Michael didn’t bother looking behind him as he ran down the street in the twilight, trying to dodge the lit areas. He held Marie’s hand in his. That provided reassurance enough. “Michael!” Marie stage-whispered, her… Continue reading Exercising the craft—November 6, 2017

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Writers showcase, October 30, 2017

(So basically the lesson here is, don’t upset the devices in your home.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/the-dollmakers-gift/ *** (It’s meant to be humorous, but there’s actually some food for thought here. What better way than this to change your identity?) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/the-funeral-home/ *** (Some excellent questions and a writing prompt to boot. Think on this one for a little… Continue reading Writers showcase, October 30, 2017

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Exercising the craft—October 23, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Please … share your first 50 words on the topic “the cookbook.” https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/the-cookbook/ *** Pauline strolled around the book table at the garage sale. A yellowed volume, Recipes to Impress Your In-Laws, caught her eye. She picked it up and leafed through the pages. A handwritten note in the back… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 23, 2017