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Romance – August 19

“Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.” -Ogden Nash, born this date in 1902. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist answers what s/he expects will be a happy-making phone call and has her/his expectations dashed.

Romance – August 18

“There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.” -Nicole Krauss, born this date in 1974. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist wants to be sad alone but is forced to be happy among others.

Romance – August 17

Lois Lane was born on this date. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s expectation of rescue is dashed.

Romance – August 16

“As soon as one promises not to do something, it becomes the one thing above all others that one most wishes to do.” -Georgette Heyer, born this date in 1902. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist breaks a promise not to do something.

Romance – August 15

Stieg Larsson was born on this date in 1954. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers that a person who claims to be a feminist is actually a misogymist.

Romance – August 14

“It’s hard being visible, so I’ve made myself invisible.” -Danielle Steel, born this date in 1947. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist would prefer to be invisible but is made astoundingly visible.

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