Literary – April 25

“Is a gesture of charity genuine or is it a kind of deep moral tax write-off?” –Padgett Powell, born this date in 1952. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s act of genuine...

Mystery – April 25

On this date in 1939, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics No. 27. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a deadly vigilante confronts your...

Primary – April 25

Guglielmo Marconi, generally credited with inventing radio communications, was born on this date in 1874. If you could invent any current or past form of communication, which would you choose to invent and...

SciFi/Fantasy – April 25

On this date in 1990, astronauts on Space Shuttle Discovery released the Hubble Space Telescope. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers an unsettling truth while using the method or...

Secondary – April 25

On this date in 1507,  Martin Waldseemuller published a map book naming a newly discovered continent “America” after Amerigo Vespucci, whom Waldseemuller believed had discovered it. If you could...

Romance – April 25

Ella Fitzgerald was born on this date in 1917. Among her countless hits is her version of Misty: Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist experiences the emotions of this...

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