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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.

Romance – August 13

“For me, sitting still is harder than any kind of work.” –Annie Oakley, born this date in 1860. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist cannot express her/himself because s/he is expected to sit down and shut up.

Romance – August 12

East Germany began building the Berlin Wall on this date in 1961. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is separated from a romance by an utterly ludicrous and entirely political barrier.

Romance – August 11

And every time I look at you You’ll be who I want you to And I’ll do what I can do To make a dream or two come true If you’ll be my If you be my number two Joe Jackson, born this date in 1954 in Be My Number Two. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist imagines her/his ideal appeal to someone who is romantically uninterested in your...

Romance – August 10

Novelist, poet, and literary critic Dorothy B. Hughes was born on this date in 1904. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which  your protagonist talks about how to solve a particularly vexing problem with a close friend and comes to realize that it’s the friend who is causing the problem.

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