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Literary – November 18

“Never pray for justice, because you might get some.” -Margaret Atwood, born on this date in 1939. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s demand for justice is satisfied unsatisfyingly.

Literary – November 17

Hal Incandenza rapped on the door of Ennet House on this date in the Year of the Depends Adult Undergarment. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must seek help for a problem s/he has denied having for many years.

Literary – November 16

“I looked at her and wondered what I am except appetite.” -Andrea Barrett, born this date in 1954. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s appetites get the better of him/her.

Literary – November 15

“I think the key image of the 20th century is the man in the motor car.” -JG Ballard, born this date in 1930. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist debates the key image of the 21st century with his/her antagonist.

Literary – November 14

Claude Monet was born on this date in 1840. Writing prompt: Describe from your protagonist’s point of view what’s happening in this Monet painting:

Literary – November 13

“Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.” -Augustine of Hippo, born this date in 354. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist destroys some...

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