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Exercising the craft—January 20, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: She had an unfortunate moment of weakness. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/01/18/unfortunate/ ***** The alarm clock blared, and Alisha jolted awake. She pushed herself to a sitting position and regretted it right away. Was that last round of shots really necessary? And where had Nathan found that bar? He didn’t even live in LA.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—January 20, 2020

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Exercising the craft—January 13, 2020

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: It happened between midnight and sunrise. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2020/01/12/between-2/ ***** There was a reason why the elders would say to come home before dark. When I was in school, I thought they were silly; old; over-cautious. The way they talked, in hushed whispers, about the night and the sounds. What sounds, I… Continue reading Exercising the craft—January 13, 2020

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Exercising the craft—November 18, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Fear and panic swept through the village. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/11/18/fear-and-panic/ ***** In his school days, Quinn’s friends would come to him because he never overreacted. About anything. Not when Philip fell out of the tree and broke his arm. Not when Master William found Cara cheating on one of their examinations. Not… Continue reading Exercising the craft—November 18, 2019

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Exercising the craft—November 11, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Cam sighed with relief and exhaustion as the band finished its set at the late-night coffee shop. She stretched then continued to pack up her guitar and mic. When she yawned, her bandmates pushed her to get some coffee or tea and go home. After a moment of deliberation she… Continue reading Exercising the craft—November 11, 2019

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Exercising the craft—November 4, 2019

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: She leaned closer, as if to kiss me. Her breath fanned my ear as she whispered, “We’re being watched.” https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2019/10/26/being-watched-2/ ***** My only goal last night was to go to a bar to forget Beth. I had absolutely no intention of hooking up with another girl. I definitely didn’t have… Continue reading Exercising the craft—November 4, 2019