Daily, genre-inspired writing prompts for authors, teachers, and journaling

Romance – August 23

Philip Marlowe: You don’t like to be rated yourself.
Vivian Rutledge: I haven’t met anyone yet that can do it.

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in the film version of Raymond Chandler‘s The Big Sleep, which premiered on this date in 1946.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is shocked to learn someone is rating her/him exactly as s/he is rating that someone.

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