Secondary – November 20

Nobel-prize winning novelist Nadine Gordimer was born on this date in 1923. She once said, “A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.” What childhood fear still afflicts you, and...

Literary – November 20

Novelist Don DeLillo, born on this day in 1936, wrote in his book White Noise, “The system was invisible, which makes it all the more impressive, all the more disquieting to deal with.” Writing...

SciFi/Fantasy – November 20

Edwin Hubble was born on this date in 1889. Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist fails at an important task because s/he cannot see as far into the past as your protag...

Primary – November 20

What makes you laugh the hardest?

Mystery – November 20

“I usually start with a repulsive character and go on from there.” –Chester Gould, born on this date in 1900, who spent more than 45 years drawing the Dick Tracy comic strip until he retired...

Romance – November 20

One of the world’s foremost literary forgers, Thomas Chatterton, was born on this date in 1752. He successfully imitated ancient and 15th century authors before he reached his teen years. Writing...

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