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Writing Prompt!

In the spirit of the Hugo awards, if you had to nominate a story, any story ever, what would it be and why? Can you incorporate what you like about that story into your own?

Writing Prompt!

In Starrise at Corrivale, Duane takes some common sci-fi tropes and subverts them. Pick your favorite trope and write it in a new and unexpected way.

Writing Prompt!

We all have our favorite stories, so take your favorite fairy tale or just-so story or romance and change its genre. What would happen if your witch was actually a scientist or your hunky lead was a werewolf?

Writing Prompt!

Following in the footsteps of Terry Border‘s art, animate an inanimate object and have it share its secret desires and ambitions with us.

Writing Prompt!

Evanovich’s problem is that her characters never learn from their mistakes. Go back to your writing and make sure that your characters actually move forward and develop in a realistic fashion–for the better OR the worse.

Writing Prompt!

In the vein of Dresden, disguise something magical in the everyday. Brownies with a cleaning service? Unicorns at the zoo? Go as big as you can.

Writing Prompt!

Give us a story about a Chekovian Gun. What, once it enters the story, must go off for the story to be complete?

Writing Prompt!

In American Gods, Gaiman creates some new gods for our new culture. What new god would you introduce to our society?

Writing Prompt!

Take a deity, and for funsies, pick a relatively unknown one. What is it doing today? What kind of job does he/she have?

Writing Prompt!

Characters that have lived together for a long time have set routines and expectations. Set those up for us, then shatter them with an unexpected scenario!

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