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Literary – February 6

Christopher Marlowe, renowned playwright and celebrated influencer of Shakespeare, was born on this date in 1564.

His most enduring work is Doctor Faustus.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist contemplates selling her/his soul to your antagonist in exchange for something s/he values more highly.

One Response to “Literary – February 6”

  1. Diane Turner says:

    This is the best prompt. As I read it, I found myself sliding directly into a new conflict for my story.
    Thanks so much for this outstanding site.

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