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Queen of Staves & Queen of Masks
Prompt: Write about two characters with opposite goals based on the card images and descriptions.
Queen of Staves: Leonarra – A woman who is attractive, maternal–fruitful in mind and body.
Queen of Masks: Odyssey – Firm but gentle person, quick witted and keen. Could also indicate mourning.
Wheel of Fortune
Prompt: Write about a character stuck in a cycle of ups and downs related to one specific aspect of life. (A series of failed relationships, a string of disappointing jobs, family drama, etc).
The central theme of The Wheel of Fortune card is cyclical change. The turning of the wheel represents the constant ups and downs of life. You will occupy all the points of the wheel at some point. You can take comfort in knowing your circumstances will constantly change.
Eight of Pentacle & Nine of Pentacles
Prompt: Write a scene where two characters from very different backgrounds meet. Use the card images and the included meanings as inspiration.
Eight of pentacles: Apprenticeship, repetitive tasks, mastery, skill development.
Nine of pentacles: Abundance, luxury, self-sufficiency, financial independence
Ten of Cups
Prompt: Write a story, poem, etc. that honors someone that has passed on.
Pictured card from The Ghosts and Spirits Tarot by Lisa Hunt represents the Day of the Dead; a tradition honoring dead ancestors including ceremonies unifying the living and dead through merriment, feasts, dances, rituals and parties. Similar traditions include Samhain, All Hallow’s Eve and Halloween.