January 2002
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Write three New Year’s writing resolutions. Stick to them!
  2. Write about the best New Year’s Eve you’ve ever had, real or imagined.
  3. Write a letter to someone you’ve lost touch with.
  4. Write a journal entry about snow.
  5. Write about a photograph.
  6. Write about a first
  7. Write about a magnolia
  8. Write about ice
  9. Write about a best friend
  10. Write about being late
  11. Write someone with an imaginary friend
  12. Write about a broken promise
  13. Write about a mythical creature
  14. Write about a story a parent tells a child
  15. Write about something blue
  16. Write from a dream you had.
  17. Write about a stuffed animal.
  18. Write from a child’s point of view.
  19. Write about a different country.
  20. Write a story that starts with: “I can’t turn back now.”
  21. Throw away a piece that isn’t working and start fresh.
  22. Write about a minor character from your favorite TV show.
  23. Write in a place you don’t normally Write.
  24. Write a story in second person.
  25. Use a line of poetry as a first sentence.
  26. Write about an exotic meal
  27. The morning after…
  28. Find a random name in the phone book & base a character on it
  29. Write about “the other choice”
  30. Write something featuring (or based on) the last song you heard
  31. Expand on a story you began this month
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