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

Mystery – July 23

“The law isn’t justice. It’s a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.”

Raymond Chandler, born this date in 1888.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must decide whether to allow the machine of law to work or to break it.

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