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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 crisis.

Romance – October 13

Mollie Katzen, who turned her passion into a diverse and lucrative career, was born on this date in 1950. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist rejects friends’ advice to do professionally what s/he loves to do in her/his spare time.

Romance – October 12

On this date in 1998, Matthew Shepard died after being tortured and beaten to death because he was homosexual. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is punished for loving someone.

Romance – October 11

Hillary Rodham and Bill Clinton married on this date in 1975. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is asked to stand in a wedding beside a friend who is marrying someone of whom your protagonist does not approve.

Romance – October 10

“It’s hard to resist a bad boy who’s a good man.” -Nora Roberts, born along with JD Robb on this date in 1950. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s bad boy (or girl) proves to be a bad person.

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