Literary – March 31

Nikolai Gogol was born on this date in 1809. In 1834, he received an appointment to a job for which he was utterly unqualified: a professor of medieval history, a position he avoided and shirked onto...

Primary – March 31

“The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be.” -Leo Buscaglia, born on this date in 1924. Describe the difference between what...

Romance – March 31

“Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.” -Octavio Paz, born this date in 1914. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your...

SciFi/Fantasy – March 31

On this date in 1951, the Remington Rand Corporation contracted to deliver the first Universal Automatic Computer, or UNIVAC, to the US Census Bureau. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist...

Secondary – March 31

Daylight saving time went into effect in the USA for the first time on this date in 1918. Defend your position on whether daylight saving time is a bad or good...

Mystery – March 31

“A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.” -Rene Descartes, born this date in 1596. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must slice...

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