Writing Prompts #28

Here are some prompts to keep up your writing habit. 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 … Continue reading Writing Prompts #28

Writing Prompts #27

Here are some prompts to complete before you sleep 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

Writing Prompts #26

Here are some prompts to give you a hand as you find the writing spirit you have left behind. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Describe your hands. Poetry Prompt Write a poem about leaving something behind that you hope to get back later. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story about having too few of something. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about your favorite animal.

Writing Prompts #25

Here are some prompts to help you locate your lost writing potential. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Write about the childhood of one of your characters, or a potential character for a future story. Poetry Prompt Write a poem that includes six different locations. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story that includes getting a male character who gets lost and a female character who attempts to find him. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about a place that you hope to never eat at again.

Writing Prompts #24

Here are some prompts to help you stop horsing around and taste your potential. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Make a list of ten potential character names. Poetry Prompt Write a poem that includes a taste a smell and a request. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story that includes a horse. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about your views on solar energy.

Writing Prompts #23

Here are some prompts to fill your urgent need to have a relationship with writing. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Make a list of places you find interesting. Write about one of them. Poetry Prompt Write a poem about the first time you met someone you’ve had a long relationship with. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story about a character who has to solve an urgent problem quickly. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about something you were once passionate about but no longer feel the same urgency toward.

Writing Prompts #22

Here are the prompts to help you cross writing off your list today. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Create and describe an antagonist character with at least three redeeming qualities. Poetry Prompt Write a poem in which every line has seven vowels. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story that involves crossing an item off a list. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about a law you believe should be abolished or rewritten.

Writing Prompts #21

Here are today’s writing prompts to help get you back in the game. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Describe a toy you were fond of as a child. Poetry Prompt Write a poem in which something gets faked or simulated. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt What a story that begins with someone getting paid. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about the pros and cons of video games.   How to Participate The prompts are for your own practice and development. You don’t have to show anyone. If you would like to leave your response in the comments on … Continue reading Writing Prompts #21

Writing Prompts #20

Here are today’s writing prompts for those who choose to warm to them. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Spend ten minutes brainstorming ideas for stories, essays or poems involving mistakes. Poetry Prompt Write a poem defending or explaining a hard choice you have made. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story that begins in a cold place and ends in a warm place. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about a style of music you enjoy and why that music appeals to you.   How to Participate The prompts are for your own practice and development. You don’t … Continue reading Writing Prompts #20

Writing Prompts #19

Here are some powerful prompts to help you take a step towards better writing. Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise) Pick a normal daily activity, such as brushing your teeth or checking your mail, and write a step-by-step guide to performing that activity. Try to break the activity up into as many distinct steps as possible. Poetry Prompt Write a poem that refers to two distinctly different types of power. Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt Write a story that begins in a courthouse. Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt Write about your experiences with kissing. How to Participate The prompts are … Continue reading Writing Prompts #19