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...

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...

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...

SciFi/Fantasy – December 2

The Atomic Age began on this date in 1942 when scientists demonstrated the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction in a lab under the stands at the University of Chicago football stadium. Writing prompt:...

Mystery – December 2

“There are always surprises. Life may be inveterately grim and the surprises disproportionately unpleasant, but it would be hardly worth living if there were no exceptions, no sunny days, no acts of...

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