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Writing prompts for Monday, January 15, 2018

Prompt # 1: Aliens finally land on Earth but quickly take off again after leaving something behind. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/01/09/quick-visit/ ***** Prompt # 2 Write about a character who battled the powerful villain attempting to take over the world by force and won. The catch? Unfortunately this character suffered terrible wounds and died soon after. Double catch?… Continue reading Writing prompts for Monday, January 15, 2018

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Exercising the craft—January 8, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The world has been without “modern” technology for years, except no one knows that such a thing even existed. One day, in your grandfather’s attic, you stumble upon an odd piece of metal that forever change[s] your life. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/modern-technology/ ***** Cheryl tugged on the rope dangling from the ceiling and… Continue reading Exercising the craft—January 8, 2018

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Writers showcase, December 25, 2017

(Before the contemporary writers, including me, came the greats, and it’s always rewarding to re-read them. Here’s a classic.) http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/books/a14340/ray-bradbury-last-night-of-the-world-0251/ ***** (This one’s by yours truly! Just a gentle reminder that we should always retain clarity about our life goals and passions, who is best suited to involve themselves with those goals, and who we… Continue reading Writers showcase, December 25, 2017

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Exercising the craft—December 18, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I actually don’t have a full prompt for this weeks’ short story, per se. This one came to me as I walked down the sidewalk a couple of weeks ago. *** The leaves crunched under her ankle-high boots, their crispiness a testament to December’s announcement of its arrival. She pulled… Continue reading Exercising the craft—December 18, 2017

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Writing prompt for Monday, December 18, 2017

Surprise, readers! Today’s writing prompt isn’t one I found online or even read in a book — I took a walk one day, and the idea for next week’s creative writing popped into my head. If I had to give it an official prompt designation, I would probably just call it, “Free write.” Come back… Continue reading Writing prompt for Monday, December 18, 2017