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

Mystery – August 10

“The poor dope — he always wanted a pool. Well, in the end, he got himself a pool.”

-Joe Gillis, narrating Sunset Boulevard, which premiered on this date in 1950.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers that s/he doesn’t actually want what s/he thought she wanted.

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