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SciFi/Fantasy – October 18

“Only debt is forever.” -Charlie Stross, born this date in 1964. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist incurs a debt s/he will never be able to repay.

SciFi/Fantasy – October 17

The Texas government approved the creation of the Texas Rangers on this date in 1835. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is confronted by a law enforcement official who is operating entirely on his/her own.

SciFi/Fantasy – October 16

On this date in 1997, the Robinson family aboard Jupiter II became lost in space. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is put permanently off course by someone who, until that moment, was not known to exist.

SciFi/Fantasy – October 15

“Time is a catastrophe, perpetual and irreversible.” -Italo Cavino, born this date in 1923. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which the simple passage of time causes your protagonist to suffer terrific anguish.

SciFi/Fantasy – October 14

Cavorite was discovered on this date in HG Wells’ 1899. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers an element that allows him/her to defy the laws of physics in the universe you’ve created.

SciFi/Fantasy – October 13

The Amazing Colossal Man premiered on this date in 1957. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist confronts something normal that’s been transformed into something horrible.

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