Category Archives:Writing

2018 Writing Prompts #31

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Go to the spam folder in your email and rewrite one of the terribly written messages so that it makes sense. Alternatively, turn it into a poem.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about turning one thing into many things.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that takes place in an alley.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your least favorite mode of transportation.

2018 Writing Prompts #30

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

To flesh out a character you have created, describe how that character would pack for a week-long trip. What would that person bring and what would that person leave out?

Poetry Prompt

Write a list poem about exercise.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes a conversation between two people who think they are being lied to.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a time in your life when you had to stay awake long after you would have liked to have slept.

2018 Writing Prompts #29

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of a character based on the last person you met.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that starts with a door.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes a person who has to struggle to complete a task most people find easy.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about the last time you helped someone you did not know.

2018 Writing Prompts #28

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Make a list of words you think you use too often and keep the list where you can see it when you write.

Poetry Prompt                

Write a poem about a task you enjoy and about a task you only do out of obligation.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that include a character painting a room.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a habit that was once a major part of your life but that you now do rarely or not at all.

2018 Writing Prompts #27

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Describe where you sleep.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that ends with the word connect.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that starts in a driveway and ends on top of a tower.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about what the word complete means to you.