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

Romance – September 5

Boris Pasternak‘s Dr. Zhivago was published in the United States on this date in 1958. The book was banned in his home country even though Pasternak won — but was forced by Soviet authorities to refuse — the Nobel Prize that year.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is prevented from seeing a romantic suitor because the suitor’s family forces him/her to do everything in groups.

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