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  1. oceanborn1

    oceanborn1 New Member

    Apr 23, 2010
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    Dark Romanticism (Short Story) Ideas?

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by oceanborn1, Apr 23, 2010.


    I need a theme for a short story. The goal is for it to be a dark romantic, like Edgar Allen Poe or Nathaniel Hawthorne. It may include one of the seven deadly sins. It is not to be a finished story, only to reach the conflict.

    My original idea was to be about a woman in espionage, perhaps an American spy in the USSR post WWII... or something of that sort.
    But I haven't the fainted idea how to go about it.

    Throw some ideas at me?
  2. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    May 19, 2007
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    Massachusetts, USA
    You should come up with your own story ideas. This particularly applies to school assignments.

    You could always browse the library or a local bookstore to get some ideas.

    Also, you should probably look up dark romanticism before you proceed, so you understand what the assignment is looking for. Google is your friend.
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