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SciFi/Fantasy – November 9

“Cameras are important precisely because they could answer questions we are too stupid to ask.” -Carl Sagan, born this date in 1934. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist realizes s/he was too stupid to ask a question that would have made the difference between success and failure.

SciFi/Fantasy – November 8

“There are mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part.” -Abraham Stoker, better known as Bram, born this date in 1847. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist learns about such a mystery the hard way.

SciFi/Fantasy – November 7

“We must be what we are, or we become our enemies.” -Guy Gavriel Kay, born this date in 1954. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist recognizes his/her own motivations when his/her antagonist behaves exactly as your protag would under similar conditions.

SciFi/Fantasy – November 6

Christopher Donner will be elected President of the United States on this date in Octavia Butler’s 2024. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist becomes the leader of a doomed organization.

SciFi/Fantasy – November 5

Robert Patrick was born this date in 1958. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist confronts an enemy that is not what it first appears.

SciFi/Fantasy – November 4

Maser velocity acceleration sent Lyle Swan to 1877 on this date in 1982. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers the origin of an insoluble paradox.

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