December 2008
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. She was short and as round as a tumbleweed.
  2. A chest mat of dark male fur.
  3. A series of burglaries; giraffe figurines are involved.
  4. The funeral, the bitterness, was unbearable.
  5. Rewrite your main character into a cartoon.
  6. She never stopped complaining on the car trip.
  7. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: really, people, habitat, longer, future.
    2. Mad-libs prompt: “(noun) in/on (personal pronoun) (part of the body).”
    3. Write about waiting for something to happen.
  8. Let the child in you play today.
  9. He played the saddest music on his violin.
  10. Her wrists were still taped together.
  11. He bellowed like a cow caught in barbed wire.
  12. I only eat fettuccine alfredo at that restaurant.
  13. A small man with thick ears and toy-like face.
  14. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: matter, wants, vinegar, suddenly, turns.
    2. Write about a treehouse.
    3. Mention something that you usually see in the sky.
  15. The jury convicted him of second-degree murder.
  16. His forearms flexed as tight as iron.
  17. Let music rule your writing today.
  18. A police officer stood guard at the front door.
  19. I was afraid his web cam would be sexual.
  20. An odor from the marsh like fish spawning.
  21. 2008 Dead of Winter Writing Contest Closes. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: climbed, materials, partially, influx, risky.
    2. Write about something that isn’t safe. Or, for those who like a less restrictive prompt, write about something that isn’t a safe.
    3. Use the phrase, “Tell me a story.”
  22. She seemed nice, not fake nice.
  23. His washed-out eyes never blinked.
  24. The iron grillwork on the balcony was torn loose from its fastenings.
  25. My head jerked back from his sour smell.
  26. His shirt pocket bulged with fat, cellophane-wrapped cigars.
  27. An alcoholic right-wing simpleton.
  28. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: climbed, materials, partially, influx, risky.
    2. Write about rapid weather changes.
    3. Use the phrase, “compare two of them.”
  29. A room stacked with school desks.
  30. Two fresh sets of footprints glistening in the mud.
  31. He flipped his towel on top of an azalea bush.
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