Thursday, September 17, 2020

Writing Prompt: Set in the Museum

From art heists to haunting to archeological mysteries, museums are an interesting setting for fiction.  You'll find characters from Indiana Jones to Thomas Crown in the halls of the world's finest museums.  They are quite simply cool places to hang out and enjoy arts or artifacts.

The Richelieu Wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris - photo by User:Gloumouth1 / CC BY-SA (

Unfortunately, in this world of COVID, we've all been either shut out of museums or found ourselves more than a little reluctant to visit busy public places.  Fortunately, we're writers.  We can take readers anywhere.  For today's writing prompt create a piece of short fiction that takes place in a -


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