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SciFi/Fantasy – September 19

“What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others.” -William Golding, born on this date in 1911. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist mistakes what she’s done to herself as something her antagonist did to her.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 18

Jean Bernard Léon Foucault was born this date in 1819. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a fundamental constant of the world you’ve created prevents your protagonist from achieving an essential goal.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 17

Damien Nshogoza was born on this date in Don Sakers’ 2017. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist confronts the person who stole the identity of your protag’s father.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 16

“In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.” -Laurence J. Peter, born this date in 1919. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist fails at the first task after being given an opportunity to advance.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 15

“I have not told half of what I saw.” -Marco Polo, born on this date in 1254. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist learns that the oft-repeated tales of an earlier traveler are completely fictitious.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 14

Justin Richards was born on this date in 1961. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist realizes that s/he is playing the part of a person doomed to die in one of the most famous stories in the world you’ve created.

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