December 2007
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. The shortcomings of your character’s parents.
  2. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: here, distance, falls, directly, rubber.
    2. Write about a mythical beast.
    3. Use the phrase, “it would be funnier if …”
  3. Sitting in traffic in sunny California.
  4. A confused warrior lamenting death on the battlefield.
  5. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  6. The root of prejudice is fear.
  7. The thread of friendship expanding.
  8. The excruciating pain of loss and the extraordinary power of love.
  9. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: hands, gentle, guessing, idea, habitable.
    2. Write about trading one thing for another.
    3. Write about something that happens very early in the morning.
  10. What makes us human.
  11. I could have been a frog.
  12. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  13. A childhood in Jamaica.
  14. Two kites flying together.
  15. Freedom opens the future like a hand-held fan.
  16. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: mention, month, demanded, loathe, results.
    2. Write about heavy lifting.
    3. Fill in the blank: “Home is ______”
  17. There is nothing rational in a male-dominated society.
  18. Were you scared when………?
  19. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  20. She left the interior light on in her car…
  21. Dead of Winter Writing Contest Deadline.
  22. This is a day when all things find balance.
  23. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: wanted, secrets, partition, noticed, future.
    2. Fill in the blanks: “the best thing about ______”.
    3. Write about anticipation.
  24. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of money.
  25. A moment of realization.
  26. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  27. Do you believe in luck?
  28. Your main character 30 years from now.
  29. Describe forever.
  30. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: garbage, brought, illegible, mountain, shells.
    2. Write about enforced merriment.
    3. Use the phrase, “… just like everyone else.”
  31. The cruelty of exclusion.
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