February 2009
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: answered, clothes, again, handed, tears.
    2. Write about the moment of hesitation before a decision is made.
    3. Write about not being able to go somewhere.
  2. I felt mortified…
  3. He knew he’d survive another year.
  4. Everything was going wrong.
  5. A fire glowed on a hearth of flat stones.
  6. I’d rather be alone.
  7. His body evoked images of street side fire hydrants.
  8. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: turkey, problem, stuff, board, attractive.
    2. Write about something inherited.
    3. Write about doing without something once thought essential.
  9. Her house was unnaturally clean.
  10. Your MC counts cars while waiting for the bus… what color?
  11. Jonas lived for basketball.
  12. Melissa hated cheese.
  13. Rick decided he would not dignify her email with an answer.
  14. Write about the many facets of love.
  15. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: entirely, thinking, which, windows, drove.
    2. Write about a character’s name.
    3. Write about doing something inappropriate.
  16. Disappointment ruled her day.
  17. His hug cracked two of her ribs.
  18. An unexpected phone call.
  19. Hills soft with the pale green of spring.
  20. The puddled water reflected the purple and yellow mailbox.
  21. His eyes were so blue I wanted to swim in them.
  22. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: table, since, first, sound, talking.
    2. Use the phrase “You weren’t supposed to know that.”
    3. Fill in the blanks: “_______ is not like ________.”
  23. The restaurant was warm, crowded and loud.
  24. He walked like a crab.
  25. A green-striped shirt with sweat stains under the arms.
  26. His lies were beguiling.
  27. Sometimes, in bright sun, I feel a need to sing tribal songs.
  28. My ears rang from the explosion.
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