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PROLOGUE

IN THE TIME OF CALIPH HAROON AL-RASHID

BAGHDAD

The doves could be heard from above as below, scrambling and searching for food in the warm sand. 1,787 more words

Bibliophile

Prologue

Our story starts at dusk on a cool day in July. Denise Agatha Miller knew her time was up; something about the way the breeze whipped through the crisp air, the way the anxious chirps of birds cut through the icy window behind her quaint bed told her this day would be her last. 633 more words

Mindy

The Knock

All I had asked for from the manager was a typewriter. All I wanted to do was write. And write I did. But there was always that knock on my door. 732 more words

Creative-writing

O, Dreaded Prologue!

Common talk (and just about every critique group and workshop) says a writer should never use a prologue because prologues are so often written poorly. But… first chapters are often written poorly, too, as are fight scenes, descriptions, character backstory, depictions of horses, near-future science, and final chapters. 1,883 more words

Writing

Ladakh, 2016 - Episode 1: Prologue

Ladakh is a dream destination for many, and as I start penning down the travelogue, I realize, there is so much to share, so much to write. 45 more words

India

Prologue by Anonymous

Prologue

          The air was thick with the heat of August, but that didn’t stop sisters Fela and Farryn from chasing the fireflies in their family’s large backyard.   718 more words

Fae