December 2011
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. A maintenance man with Tourette syndrome.
  2. A Klezmer band.
  3. Write a poem or short story woven around your three favorite colors.
  4. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: glazed, splinter, quiet, stare, overhead.
    2. Fill in the blanks: “are you ____ or not _____?”
    3. Use the phrase, “I feel like a cog in a machine”.
  5. “Do you want me to go home?”
  6. We knew the river was rising and the rain would continue.
  7. He drank Scotch, she Fresca.
  8. It was so quiet an acorn’s fall was startling.
  9. A person who collects hats.
  10. Let the change of seasons reflect your m/c.
  11. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: prior, making, squinted, mud-caked, although.
    2. Write about something that is made up of (or can be broken into) three or more parts.
    3. Use the phrase, “Is there anything sadder than an unmade pot of coffee?”
  12. He took pride in collecting National Geographic magazine.
  13. “That woman is a verb short of a sentence.”
  14. A recycling bin, 2 fans, and a small propane tank.
  15. We were alone in the cold and clammy darkness.
  16. Describe the sound(s) of disappointment.
  17. Does the temperature ever change in your Utopia?
  18. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: front, Quasimodo, bass, impatiently, polka (bonus: proximity)
    2. Fill in the blank, “Giving billions to the rich is like ___________ to the poor.”
    3. Include the phrases “Meet you at the party, Richter” and/or “What harm could there be.”
  19. Play with math today. See if it can help your creativity.
  20. Avoid the letter i today.
  21. He looked as fragile as a baby blue bird.
  22. Celebrate your ancestry today.
  23. Describe a piano to someone who has never seen one.
  24. The smell of an old leather bound book.
  25. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
  26. Is a paperless world possible? Write about it.
  27. Write about the opposite of what this day is for you….weather, emotion,,,
  28. He always said blue was his favorite, yet never wore the color. Why?
  29. Write about the beauty of one who did not survive a holocaust or genocide.
  30. Be a mental grammar maven today, Listen to everyone with that in mind.
  31. Time to think about your 2012 writing resolutions.
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