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Writers showcase, September 25, 2017

(I remember those maddening days… :>) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/09/24/common-conversations-with-my-toddler-24/ *** (Ooh, I wish I could read what comes next!) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/09/24/how-long/ *** (Wow. Want to read what comes before and after this one too!) From “City or Exile” by Rixie Coltey *** (I know EXACTLY how Virginia feels!) https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/why-i-write-2/   Advertisements

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Writers showcase, Monday, July 31, 2017

(I wish we could find out what happened next!) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/JonathanCrowlHotelInheritance *** (The first story, “This Heady Thing Called Love”; so true to what real love, and life, are like) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/06/30/issue-14-june-2017/#more-2495 *** (Corny, but it’ll make you smile anyway.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/07/29/lennys-edit/ *** (A little older, but I love the imagery and the use of personification here.) Haiku… Continue reading Writers showcase, Monday, July 31, 2017

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Writers showcase, June 26, 2017

(It’s always great to win, but my favorites are the two second-place stories here.) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/06/25/lost-in-translation-writing-contest-results/ *** (Freaky and crazy, but you won’t want to stop reading until the end.) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/DianaClarkeWikipedia *** (A longer piece, but it’ll draw you in bit by bit. Let it.) https://www.carvezine.com/story/2017-spring-pearson

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Writers showcase, May 29, 2017

(Maybe he fell face first into a plate at IHOP.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/05/24/a-few-six-words-on-stuff/ *** (In other words, be careful who you cross.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/05/29/strangers-on-a-tram/ *** (To answer the question at the end, um…no!) https://lindaghill.com/2017/05/29/attack-of-the-puppy-sized-spider/ *** (Sometimes we wake up to new reports of horror. Keep fighting against it. #unitedwithmanchester) https://justpunchtheclock.com/2017/05/23/ghouls/

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Exercising the craft—April 17, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I have never done anything unpredictable, but that changed today when I woke up, packed a bag, went to the airport and randomly bought a ticket to __________.  http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts/finish-sentence-4-unpredictable-moment *** I’ve never done anything unpredictable—I was the mom who ran the carpool and remained president of the PTA while all… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 17, 2017