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Romance – October 19

“It was a painful thought, but the truth often is.” –Tracy Chevalier, born this date in 1962. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist refuses to acknowledge a truth that a slight acquaintance tells your protag.

Romance – October 18

“Too many of us are hung up on what we don’t have, can’t have, or won’t ever have.” –Terry McMillan, born this date in 1951. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist wastes an entire date because of that hang-up.

Romance – October 17

“Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda … and woke up with me.” -Margarita Carmen Cansino, better known as Rita Hayworth, born on this date in 1918. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist ensnares a partner by acting as someone your protag is not.

Romance – October 16

“I never regretted what I turned down.” –Angela Lansbury, born this date in 1925. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist tries and fails to convince her/himself that s/he won’t regret turning down something immediately desirable.

Romance – October 15

Devise and write a rule your protagonist has applied to his/her life and considers inviolate. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protag breaks the rule.

Romance – October 14

On this date in 1822, Victor Hugo married Adele Foucher even though his brother suffered a complete psychological breakdown at the wedding breakfast. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s best laid plans are disrupted by someone else’s unexpected personal...

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