Literary – August 1

“At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.” -Herman Melville, born on this date in 1819. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which some form of intoxication causes your...

Mystery – August 1

Rear Window premiered on this date in 1954. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist interviews someone who believes s/he has seen a murder committed, but for which no evidence of a crime...

SciFi/Fantasy – August 1

“Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honour, valour, respect. All these things have to be earned.” -David Gemmell, born this date in 1948. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your...

Romance – August 1

“I will tell the truth wherever I please.” -Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, born this date in 1837. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must tell a close friend a truth...

Romance – July 31

“Love me like a wrong turn on a bad road late at night.” -Kim Addonizio, born this date in 1954. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist makes a serious mistake that causes an...

Mystery – July 31

The Shadow premiered as a radio drama on this date in 1930. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s investigatory efforts are complicated by a detective-wannabe who thinks s/he has the...

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