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My book 5,000 writing prompts has 100 more science fiction writing prompts in addition to the ones on this list, plus hundreds of other master plots by genre, dialogue and character prompts, and much more. This is when a lot of writers give up and file their halffinished manuscripts into a bottom drawer never to be seen again. Ill be immensely thankful to whoever gives me a perfect idea. The characters turn out flat, the plot feels formulaic, and the story suddenly seems lackluster. Pick something that fascinates you and jump right in.1060 121 514 226 366 1041 986 1015 386 1291 1407 23 481 312 362 690 728 258 1201 497 1450 1377 1288 1097 1284 619 1210 873 20 322 368 935 1408 178 802 828 908 1581 538 989 244 706 289 165 924 455 569