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Romance – September 22

“It was good, and nothing good is truly lost. It stays part of a person, becomes part of their character. So part of you goes everywhere with me. And part of me is yours, forever.” –Rosamunde Pilcher, born this date in 1924. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must persuade a hostile former romantic partner that their relationship wasn’t entirely...

Romance – September 21

“I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.” –Fannie Flagg, born this date in 1941, in Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist trades the one in which s/he’s supposed to be with for the one s/he...

Romance – September 20

“Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.” -Sofia Villani Scicolone, better known as Sophia Loren, born this date in 1934. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s romantic partner discovers the 50% s/he thought your protag had doesn’t...

Romance – September 19

“History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses.” –Nancy Pickard, born this date in 1945. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist recounts an important family story to someone who tells your protag the real...

Romance – September 18

“There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.” –Greta Garbo, born this date in 1905. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist tells what’s in her/his heart to someone who immediately proves unworthy of hearing...

Romance – September 17

Mary Stewart was born this date in 1916. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist returns to a place no one wants her/him.

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