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

Literary – November 30

“People may or may not say what they mean … but they always say something designed to get what they want.”

David Mamet, born this date in 1947.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist persuades another character to do something, using only statements that are technically true but have more than one meaning, that is contrary to that character’s best interests.

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