Mystery – February 1

“Directing is not a mystery, it’s not an art. The main thing about directing is: photograph the people’s eyes.” -John Ford, born this date in 1894. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your...

Literary – February 1

Langston Hughes, born on this date in 1902, said, “Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it.” Writing prompt: Write a scene proving he’s...

SciFi/Fantasy – February 1

At 10:00 AM on this date in the world of Roald Dahl, Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregard, Mike Teavee, and Charlie Bucket arrived with their chaperones at the chocolate factory gate of Willy Wonka....

Romance – February 1

“It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.” -Muriel Spark, born this date in 1918. Writing prompt: Write a scene proving she’s...

Romance – January 31

“Every moment of one’s existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.” -Norman Mailer, born this date in 1923. Writing...

SciFi/Fantasy – January 31

“I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for.” -Norman Mailer, born on this date in 1923. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist shrinks before the...

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