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SciFi/Fantasy – February 25

Anthony Burgess was born on this date in 1917. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s peers describe their vision of dystopia.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 24

Abe Vigoda was born on this date in 1921. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist meets a person everyone thought long dead.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 23

Dana Scully was born on this date in 1964. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a scrupulous skeptic makes merciless fun of your protagonist’s explanation for an apparently inexplicable phenomenon.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 22

On this date in 1972, US President Richard Nixon arrived in China to meet Chairman Mao. Writing prompt: Describe from your protagonist’s point of view the meeting of two influential enemies in the world you’ve created and it’s impact.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 21

On this date in Judith Merril‘s 1953, a child is born to Maggie and Hank Marvell. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist meets a child that only a mother could love.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 20

“Everyone has something to hide. And if they couldn’t hide it the world would be in a lot worse mess than it is.” –Richard Matheson, born this date in 1926. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s world is made worse because what s/he must hide is exposed.

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