Crack in the mirror

Gotham Writers Write-In — 8/13/2021

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Again. Once again, it happened. The yelling. The accusations. The confrontation. The blaming. The crying. The pleading. The frustration and the relenting.

As she wiped tears from her eyes, Maggie looked at herself in the mirror — sort of. She had to look beyond the new crack in the mirror. This extreme was not uncommon. But the violence — that…




Every Friday, Gotham Writers hosts virtual sessions for writers to join. People from around the world are given a prompt and 15 minutes to write. We share our stories and listen to others while we provide a supportive environment. This is a collection of some of those stories.

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