SciFi/Fantasy – April 22

“Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” -J. Robert Oppenheimer, born on this date in 1904, at the detonation of the first atomic weapon. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your...

Secondary – April 22

Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Ellen Glasgow, who shared stories of a new and changing post-Civil War US South, was born on this date in 1873. Write a story that will change someone’s mind about a...

Literary – April 22

“The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.” -Vladimir Nabokov, born on this date in 1899. Writing prompt: Describe your protagonist’s thought process during a time when s/he...

Primary – April 22

Americans celebrated Earth Day for the first time on this date in 1970. Describe one thing you would change about the way people live on the earth and what the world would look like if the change...

Mystery – April 22

“We don’t appreciate the value of humor sometimes.” -Janet Evanovich, born this date in 1943. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist cannot see the amusement value in...

Romance – April 22

Henry Fielding was born on this date in 1707. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a trusted friend of your protagonist tries to persuade your protag that a potential romantic interest is unsuitable because...

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