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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Reedsy prompt: Peanuts

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Deadline: October 11

$50 Prize money

On October 2, 1950, the Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz made its debut in nine American newspapers. Bringing beloved characters like Charlie Brown and Snoopy into our lives, Peanuts is one of the most popular comic strips ever published. In fact, with 17,897 strips published during its lifetime, it's been credited as "arguably the longest story ever told by one human being."

To celebrate Charlie Brown and his gang, this week's writing prompts are all inspired by characters from the comic. Can you guess who?

This week's prompts:

  • Write a story about a character who remains resilient even when things feel like they're constantly going wrong.
  • Write a story about a character who is trying to create art but is constantly interrupted.
  • Write a story about someone who is unexpectedly wise.
  • Write a story about someone who believes they are an extremely good judge of character.
  • Write a story about two friends who have a knack for understanding each other better than anyone else.