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Five Writing Prompts for Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers

Posted by Cynthia on July 31, 2017
"I knew there were stories I wanted to tell," Octavia E. Butler writes succinctly. Science Fiction and Fantasy authors take note! You have a special Ask the Author questions waiting for you on your Author Dashboard: "If you could travel to any fictional book world, where would you go and what would you do there?"

Answer this question during Science Fiction and Fantasy Week, July 30 - August 5, and your answer might get amplified by our editorial team.

Looking for more? Here are five writing prompts for writers who are flexing their writing muscles, especially during this week as we celebrate all things fantastical. Share your stories in the Goodreads Creative Writing section, on social media using #SFFWeek, or in the comments below!

Ready, set, write!

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message 1: by Marcus (new)

Marcus King LOL I love these prompts. Very cool. "Realizing that time and space changed when you arrived back in your world." Marcus J. King

message 2: by Wendy (new)

Wendy Goerl That last prompt really rings . . .true. It's in my "someday" list of (NONfiction) books.

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