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Exercising the craft—October 16, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: His face [was] inches from mine, just screaming and screaming in a way that seemed like he couldn’t even see me. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/10/09/inches-away/ ***** When he came to see me today, I decided not to respond. I’d spent years talking, trying to rationalize, trying to reason, and look at where it… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 16, 2017

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Exercising the craft—October 2/9, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You’re traveling in a rental car when you hear the thumping of a flat tire. You pull over and discover the thumping is not coming from a flat, after all, but from the trunk. What or who is making the noise? http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts/flat-tire *** Kate guided the sedan to the line… Continue reading Exercising the craft—October 2/9, 2017

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Exercising the craft—September 18, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You’re a teenager and it’s the last day of summer break. This is especially painful for you because, over the course of those summer months, you fell in love for the first time and that person is moving away (and breaking up with you). Write the scene where you say… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 18, 2017

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Exercising the craft—August 21, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: [S]hare your first 50 words on the topic “stars.” https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/stars-5/ *** The stars, cloaked by daylight, watched as people on Earth prepared for the solar/lunar event. Why do they fret and gather and mutter and worship in such awe, the celestial bodies asked one another. What’s so special? After darkness, one… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 21, 2017

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Exercising the craft—August 14, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: You’ve been going to the same bar every night for the past five years. In fact, you’re such a regular that when you enter the, the other patrons yell your name and the bartender already has your drink waiting for you. But then one Friday you arrive and no one… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 14, 2017