Mystery – February 22

“If someone really interests you, you’ll learn about them yourself.” –Richard North Patterson, born this date in 1947, in his Edgar-award winning debut novel. Writing prompt: Write a scene in...

Romance – February 22

Writing prompt: Write the scene in which your protagonist receives the worst birthday gift ever.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 22

On this date in 1972, US President Richard Nixon arrived in China to meet Chairman Mao. Writing prompt: Describe from your protagonist’s point of view the meeting of two influential enemies in the world...

Primary – February 22

“It is better be alone than in bad company.” –George Washington, who was born on this date in 1732. Explain whether you agree or disagree with America’s first...

Secondary – February 22

Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, born on this date in 1892, once asked a friend to send good advice in a letter. “I promise not to follow it,” she said. What advice would you give a friend, and do...

Literary – February 22

“The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.” –Edna St. Vincent Millay, born on this date in 1892. Writing prompt: Write a scene proving...

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