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

Literary – January 1

“All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to.”

Holden Caufield as interpreted by Jerome David Salinger, who was born this date in 1919.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist pretends to know more than s/he does to trick someone into accomplishing your protag’s goal.

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