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Writing Prompt_Writer’s Digest_June 19, 2012_”gambling losses”

This time, you’re in too deep. Your gambling losses have been mounting and, with a recent ill-advised bet, have put you $50,000 in debt. Your bookie, knowing you don’t have that kind of cash, is willing to wipe your debt … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – “leaving town abruptly”

The prompt – “LEAVING TOWN ABRUPTLY” A friend rings your doorbell way too early in the morning to be ringing doorbells. You answer the door in your PJs, and the friend says, “Pack a bag quickly. I have to get … Continue reading

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The Lottery Ticket – Part 1

The prompt: You have 500 words to write a piece, fiction or non-fiction, which includes the phrase “to the moon.” Now showing my age, I have to admit the first thing that popped into my head was “The Honeymooners” with Jackie Gleason, where … Continue reading

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