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Exercising the craft—May 15, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Your old villain quit over creative differences, so you’ve put yourself in charge of hiring a new villain for your novel. What questions do you ask? What does the new villain’s resume say? Write this scene as if it were a job interview. http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts/hiring-new-villain ***** I rubbed my eyes with… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 15, 2017

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Exercising the craft—May 8, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: She opened her apartment door to hundreds of roses. She knew they were from him; he had found her. http://www.hollowayshideaway.com/2016/09/25/romance-writing-prompts-september-2016/ ***** Natalee put the key in the lock to her apartment, sighing with relief when she heard the familiar click. What—a—day, she thought, pushing into the door with her shoulder.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 8, 2017

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Exercising the craft—May 1, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Somewhere out there, the real humans are hiding in the shadows. https://promptuarium.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/somewhere-out-there-2/ *** When we came to this planet, they thought they ruled the earth. But we knew better. We saw what they had done to their lands, and their water, and one another. They didn’t rule the earth. They… Continue reading Exercising the craft—May 1, 2017

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Writers showcase, April 24, 2017

(Ah, the trials and tribulations of…first-world problems.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/03/15/support-groups-for-trivial-issues/   ***** (Hope the weather is sunny where you are, but if it isn’t…) Haiku – 4/23/2017   ***** (The first story, “Flying Man.” A person needs guts to give up one dream for another…) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/03/31/issue-13-march-2017/#more-2110   ***** (Sometimes the forces coming at us are greater than… Continue reading Writers showcase, April 24, 2017

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Exercising the craft—April 17, 2017

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I have never done anything unpredictable, but that changed today when I woke up, packed a bag, went to the airport and randomly bought a ticket to __________.  http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts/finish-sentence-4-unpredictable-moment *** I’ve never done anything unpredictable—I was the mom who ran the carpool and remained president of the PTA while all… Continue reading Exercising the craft—April 17, 2017