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Writing Prompt 3 (2011-09-11)

The secretary sat behind large walnut desk. Other than stacks of parchment set in neat orderly piles across its front, the only items to adorn her desk were a glass ashtray containing a single, smoldering, hand-rolled cigarette and an extremely … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt 2 (2011-09-03)

Looking out the lightly frosted window, the compartment’s occupants could just barely see the beautiful, dark autumn landscape blur past them as the train hurtled along towards its destination. On one side of the compartment, a young woman watched over … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt 1 (2011-08-27)

She touched the little box in her pocket and smiled. The wood was warm to the touch. Years of tracing its edges, curves, and seams had left the box’s surface worn smooth. When shook even slightly, its contents made a … Continue reading

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