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SciFi/Fantasy – July 22

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must decide whether retribution or forgiveness is more important.

SciFi/Fantasy – July 21

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” -Ernest Hemingway, born this date in 1899. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is forced to trust her/his life to someone who’s repeatedly proved unworthy of trust.

SciFi/Fantasy – July 20

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong, who on this date in 1969 became the first human to walk on non-terrestrial soil. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must cross a threshold into an entirely unknown and unknowable environment.

SciFi/Fantasy – July 19

“The lord made men, but Sam Colt made them equal.” -Anonymous conventional wisdom about Samuel Colt, born this date in 1814. Writing prompt: Write the scene in which your protagonist first used a weapon considered a great equalizer in the universe you’ve created.

SciFi/Fantasy – July 18

“We have an infinite amount to learn both from nature and from each other.” -John Glenn, the first American to orbit the planet, born this date in 1921. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist learns a valuable lesson from a person your protag thought incapable of teaching anything.

SciFi/Fantasy – July 17

Disneyland opened on this date in 1955. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist realizes s/he will never achieve a childhood fantasy.

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