Romance – December 15

“She said the reason that love is so painful is that it always amounts to two people wanting more than two people can give.” –Edna O’Brien, born this date in 1930. Writing prompt: Write a scene in...

Mystery – December 15

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

SciFi/Fantasy – December 15

The creator of Esperanto, LL Zamenhof, was born on this date in 1859. Consider how do the different cultures in the world you’ve created communicate — or, perhaps, fail to communicate — with...

Literary – December 15

“In our deepest moments we say the most inadequate things.” –Edna O’Brien, born this date in 1930. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s well-intentioned...

Literary – December 14

“I have always loved to use fear, to take it and comprehend it and make it work and consolidate a situation where I was afraid and take it whole and work from there.” –Shirley Jackson, best...

SciFi/Fantasy – December 14

Michel de Nostredame, better known as Nostradamus, was born in France on this date in 1503. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which characters in the world you’ve created debate their opinions of people...

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