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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

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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