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Romance – April 3

Richard Thompson was born on this date in 1949. He wrote one of his most unforgettable love songs, Persuasion, for the entirely forgettable film Sweet Talker: Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is frustrated despite practicing the persuasion s/he thinks her/his romantic target will find most...

Romance – April 2

Giacomo Casanova, history’s greatest womanizer, was born on this date in 1725. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist realizes that a romantic partner’s unacceptable behavior will not change.

Romance – April 1

“Happiness is the longing for repetition.” -Milan Kundera, born on this date in 1929. Writing prompt: Write a scene demonstrating your protagonist’s drive to repeat something bad because s/he’s convinced it will make your protag happy this time.

Romance – March 31

“Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.” -Octavio Paz, born this date in 1914. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is acutely aware of being alone.

Romance – March 30

Tracy Chapman was born on this date in 1964. Her greatest hit is an epic love story: Writing prompt:  Write a scene in which your protagonist visualizes a transporting but impossible passion.

Romance – March 29

“Don’t leave a piece of jewelry at his house so you can go back and get it later; he may be with his real girlfriend.” -Amy Sedaris, born on this date in 1961. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s clever strategy to impress a romantic target backfires.

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