June 2009
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Don’t tell me how to build a clock, I just want to know what time it is.
  2. A man with a hangover.
  3. Your m/c is a prisoner.
  4. Describe the sunset from your home.
  5. The neon “Open” sign was incongrouous for an antiques store.
  6. Like a sewing machine that just quit sewing.
  7. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: higher, draws, tell, fear, break
      or f*cking, sorry, person, second, ambulance,
      or any combination thereof.
    2. Write about a fire demon.
    3. Write about making the same mistake twice.
  8. Chess pieces in an unfinished game.
  9. The life of a garbage collector.
  10. “You didn’t answer my question.”
  11. A high maintenance customer in line ahead of you.
  12. A fat old man in a glossy leather coat.
  13. He always dressed as if he were in a locker room.
  14. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: running, closer, exactly, changing, beautiful
    2. Someone is holding something.
    3. Use the name of a poker hand (doesn’t have to be in the context of poker).
  15. Begin a journal of sounds and colors.
  16. The first time your m/c saw a mountain.
  17. A seedy motel by the railroad tracks.
  18. Looking for a place to fall apart.
  19. Describe a blistering sunburn.
  20. The death of a dill plant.
  21. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: woodgrain, closing, soaked, timely, again.
    2. Write about crowds.
    3. Write about something that shouldn’t happen in summer, but does.
  22. A woodpecker attacking an eavestrough.
  23. Use Chicago, purple and emotion in a paragraph.
  24. Write the scene of an accident from three witness’s perspective.
  25. She never wore anything green.
  26. His hair looked like used Brillo pad.
  27. The sadness of a sagging window shade.
  28. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: first, blindness, young, through, time
    2. Use the phrase “but there’s more.”
    3. Use the phrase, “This is not a(n) …”
  29. An empty rocking chair silently rocking.
  30. Hummingbirds in flight.
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