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Writing Prompts 22

It’s October! Time for spooks, candy, and writing prompts!

  1. A historian is researching a notorious monarch’s court when they uncover a family connection. Why has this been kept secret for centuries?

  2. A brewery turns out a bad batch of liquor. Was it an accident, or was it sabotage?

  3. The main character discovers a plot to kill their lover – a noble. To protect their beloved, the main character sabotages the assassination plot. How?

  4. Create your own commune that’s gone wrong. A character wanting to escape is often the protagonist, but try making them the antagonist of your story.

  5. Write a story that takes place in the aftermath of a disaster.

If you use any of these prompts, please share your story or a link to your story in the comments below.

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