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SciFi/Fantasy – October 2

“It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears.” -Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone, which premiered on this date in 1959. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which what your protagonist sees leads him/her to make a mistake that proves fatal for a companion.

SciFi/Fantasy – October 1

The ship Tesah will be attacked on this date in RM Meluch’s 2182. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must settle for less than s/he requires.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 30

“Some stories are true that never happened.” -Elie Wiesel, born this date in 1928. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s mentor relates the most important true story that never happened in the world you’ve created.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 29

Alaric Morgan was born on this date in Katherine Kurtz’s 1091. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist fails to protect a person s/he’s been sworn to defend.

SciFi/Fantasy – September 28

Nicholas Flamel was born on this date in 1300. Some years later, he bought a book that described the process of transmuting base metal to gold, using the legendary philosopher’s stone, and the distillation from that stone the elixir of life, whereby one could achieve immortality. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which someone wants to kill your protagonist for a secret that is utterly...

SciFi/Fantasy – September 27

On this day in 1905, Annalen der Physik published Albert Einstein’s “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content,” which included the equation E=mc2. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must persuade a peer group of something for which there is no observable evidence.

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