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Mystery – March 26

Bob Woodward was born on this date in 1943. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a reporter approaches your protagonist for help investigating corruption in the local police department.

Mystery – March 25

Jack Ruby was born on this date in 1911. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a vigilante prevents your protagonist from experiencing the satisfaction of justice.

Mystery – March 24

Clyde Barrow was born on this date in 1909. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist does something foolishly dangerous to impress a person s/he finds sexually interesting.

Mystery – March 23

“I’ve always been intrigued by Stockholm Syndrome. Reminds me of my childhood.” -Jonathan Ames, born this date in 1964. Writing prompt: Write the scene from your protagonist’s childhood that most haunts his/her adult life.

Mystery – March 22

James Patterson was born on this date in 1947. In Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports, he wrote, “when you’re right, that’s all you get to be.” Writing prompt: Write a scene in which being correct about something earns your protagonist negative responses from her/his colleagues or friends.

Mystery – March 21

Michael Dibdin was born on this date in 1947. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist accomplishes a task honestly while appearing to accomplish it corruptly.

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