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Take a Walk Outdoors – Daily Writing Prompts

The past couple of years have reminded us just how important it is to be free to take a walk outdoors. This day celebrates our innate need to leave our repetitive confines, unwind, breathe fresh air and be outside. Happy Take a Walk Outdoors Day Today our characters will get a chance to take a walk …

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Religion – Daily Writing Prompts

The world is populated by billions of people, each with an individual take on religion. World Religion Day was first observed in October 1947 during an event hosted by Firuz Kazemzadeh. It has since been marked to celebrate each belief system in the world while allowing everyone an opportunity for awareness. Happy World Religion Day. Today …

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Video Game – Daily Writing prompts

William Higinbotham invented the first video game in 1958. The ping-pong-like game called Tennis for Two debuted at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on a large analog computer. Fast forward to 2022 and we’ve replaced Tennis for Two with virtual reality and scaring the shit out of our pets. Pac-man, Super Mario Bros, Tetris, SimCity, all …

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The Devil is in the Detail, a Short Story

Mrs. Makaka boasted of being the cleanest head cook House Lanka had ever seen. Deep down in the dressed stone walls and spotless floors of the kitchen, she brooded over the greasy pots. Pascal, the second footman, was off nursing a terrible case of athlete’s foot and Miss Ng’ang’a was a no show as always. …

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