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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

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Exercising the craft—August 7, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: [S]hare your first 50 words on the topic “goodbye.” https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/08/01/goodbye-3/ *** Within minutes of “hello” on the phone, a tumble of memories rotate through my mind. The places we went, the fun we had, the ice cream we shared. After so many years, I realize, nothing has changed. And I… Continue reading Exercising the craft—August 7, 2017

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Writers showcase, Monday, July 31, 2017

(I wish we could find out what happened next!) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/JonathanCrowlHotelInheritance *** (The first story, “This Heady Thing Called Love”; so true to what real love, and life, are like) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/06/30/issue-14-june-2017/#more-2495 *** (Corny, but it’ll make you smile anyway.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/07/29/lennys-edit/ *** (A little older, but I love the imagery and the use of personification here.) Haiku… Continue reading Writers showcase, Monday, July 31, 2017