Literary – December 3

“A man’s most open actions have a secret side to them.” -Joseph Conrad, born this date in 1857. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist hides her/his motives in plain...

Romance – December 3

“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.” -Joseph Conrad, born this date in 1857. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a simple task is...

Mystery – December 3

“The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.” -Joseph Conrad, born this date in 1857. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a...

SciFi/Fantasy – December 3

On this date in 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first successful heart transplant. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must use an antiquated technology or process to accomplish...

Secondary – December 3

“Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality.” -Joseph Conrad, born this date in 1857. Think of the worst thing you’ve ever done, and then describe it in words that make it seem...

Primary – December 3

On this date in 1833, Oberlin College opened in Ohio with a class that included both men and women, making it the USA’s first co-educational college. Describe how you think your classroom would be...

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