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SciFi/Fantasy – September 24

“This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.” -Horace Walpole, whose The Castle of Otranto launched the supernatural romance genre, born this date in 1717. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s tragedy causes his/her colleagues to laugh.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 23

On this date in Primer’s 2003, Abe and Aaron made some money in the stock market. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist earns a chance to change one thing from earlier in her/his life.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 22

Oceanic Airlines flight 815 left Sydney on this date in 2004. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which someone your protagonist thought lost appears.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 21

“Heresies are experiments in man’s unsatisfied search for truth.” -HG Wells, born this date in 1866. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is persuaded to alter his/her path towards his/her goal by a heretic.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 20

“In real life, the hardest aspect of the battle between good and evil is determining which is which.” -George RR Martin, born this date in 1948. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers s/he made the wrong determination.

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.

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