Literary – June 19

“The beauty of a fragment is that it still supports the hope of brilliant completeness.” –Tobias Wolff, born this date in 1945. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist discovers a piece...

Romance – June 19

“Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.” –Salman Rushdie, born on this...

Mystery – June 18

On this date in 1984, talk-radio shock-jock Alan Berg was shot and killed in his driveway. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist is called to investigate the murder of a person everyone...

SciFi/Fantasy – June 18

Mice will spy on Berk Neilsen on this date in N. Lee Woods‘ 2242. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist finds him/herself stranded in a place where all vestiges of civilization have...

Romance – June 18

“Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.” –Amy Bloom, born this date in 1953. Writing prompt:...

Literary – June 18

“When you’re sure of what you’re looking at, look harder.” –Richard Powers, born this date in 1957. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist mistakes what s/he sees for what...

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