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Exercising the craft—April 23, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Why did Jack and Jill go up the hill? It’s a secret far stranger than anyone could imagine. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/jack-and-jill/ ***** “Your turn, Jack. Truth or dare?” Jack fidgeted on the threadbare sofa. He exchanged a look with Jill, but he knew what his twin sister would have chosen. It’s the… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 23, 2018

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Exercising the craft—April 12, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I wished upon a star once, and it came true. I’ve spent the rest of my life being careful never to wish again. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/wished-upon-a-star/ ***** My feet ached. Oh, how they ached. I’d just spent eight hours waiting tables, reaching the restaurant just as the lunch rush picked up and… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 12, 2018

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Writers showcase, April 5, 2018

(It takes a couple of paragraphs to get the hang of this one, but once you do it really makes you think.) https://mastersreview.com/new-voices/together-maureen-amanda-emil-anderson/ *** (In which you get everything but are still left with questions. :>) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/LucaRicciTheAnnouncement *** (What?? No! What happens next??) From “The Secret of Cicero Park Station” by Rosica CrequeRosica CrequeRosica Creque ***… Continue reading Writers showcase, April 5, 2018

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Exercising the craft—March 22, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: The corridor stretched out before him and looked like it went on for eternity. But he stumbled on, looking for a way out of this place. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2018/03/23/a-way-out-2/ ***** Ken opened his eyes and looked around. He didn’t remember lying down in this dark room. Hell, he didn’t remember lying down… Continue reading Exercising the craft—March 22, 2018

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Exercising the craft—March 15, 2018

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt: Provoke. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/provoke/ ***** Provoke. Such a piercing word. If you provoke a social outcast, He shoots people. If you provoke a generation, They walk out of school.   Provoke. Drives to the heart of the matter. If you provoke an… Continue reading Exercising the craft—March 15, 2018