Secondary – August 28

“The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.” -Canadian author and man of letters Robertson Davies, born this date in 1913. Describe what makes you laugh and...

Literary – August 28

“Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt.” -Robertson Davies, born this date in 1913. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist...

Romance – August 28

“That is the true season of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will love in the same way after us.” -Johann Wolfgang von...

SciFi/Fantasy – August 28

“Almost every job, you get somebody watching you.” -Jack Vance, born this date in 1916. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist chafes under...

Primary – August 28

Rita Dove was bornĀ  on this date in 1952. As a student, she was at the top of her class and picked to be one of 100 high school students to meet the President. Her family figured she’d become a doctor...

Mystery – August 28

The Killers premiered on this date in 1946. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers that a double-crosser was...

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