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SciFi/Fantasy – February 16

LeVar Burton was born on this date in 1957. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must useĀ  tools and techniques to compensate for the loss of his/her most important sense.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 15

“In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” -Galileo Galilei, born on this date in 1564. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is humiliated by the authority of a thousand despite being correct.

SciFi/Fantasy – Valentine’s Day

On this date in Robert Heinlein’s 1907, George Edward Smith was born. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist encounters a brother and sister who are a little too close for comfort.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 13

“Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.” -Alexander Solzhenitsyn, expelled from the USSR on this date in 1974. Writing prompt: Write the scene in which your protagonist first encounters the literature of a culture that no longer exists.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 12

Charles Darwin was born on this date in 1809. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must confront a controversial heretic and ends up learning the heretic is right and your protag is wrong.

SciFi/Fantasy – February 11

On this date in Jules Verne’s 1868, the Nautilus entered the Mediterranean Sea through the Arabian Tunnel. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist starts a journey in an incomprehensible vehicle.

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