Literary – November 27

“Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.” -Gail Sheehy, born this date in 1937. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist misses a chance to grow because s/he refuses to...

Romance – November 27

Writing prompt: Write the scene of your protagonist’s most self-deceptive presumption of victory.

SciFi/Fantasy – November 27

“If the quest was supposed to be easy, they would not have given it to someone who is supposed to be a hero.” -Michael Stackpole, born this date in 1957. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which...

Mystery – November 27

Former San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Dan White murdered Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk at City Hall on this date in 1978. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist...

Secondary – November 26

On this date in 1922, British archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon entered the tomb of King Tutankhamen — the first visitors in more than 3,000 years. What discovery would be as momentous to...

Romance – November 26

Annina: Monsieur Rick, what kind of a man is Captain Renault? Rick: Oh, he’s just like any other man, only more so. -From Casablanca, which premiered on this date in 1942. Writing prompt: Write a scene...

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