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

Mystery – February 8

John Grisham, born on this date in 1955, recalls reading Mark Twain as a young boy:

“Every time I read about Tom Sawyer, I’d go out and do something low-level naughty, just like him.”

Writing prompt: Write the scene of the first time your protagonist deliberately did something naughty and realized the pay-off could be positive.

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