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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

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Writers showcase, March 27, 2017

Today’s writers showcase is a little different from previous months. I had the deep honor of getting shortlisted for a flash fiction contest for which the writing prompt was “Overseas Travel.” The top three winners were amazing, and all the other shortlisted stories certainly made me sit up and take notice. Because of that, I… Continue reading Writers showcase, March 27, 2017