February 2011
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. “I have to reclaim my life.”
  2. The park was full of pigeons and panhandlers.
  3. He’s so shallow not even a minnow could drown in his depth.
  4. A conversation on a city bus.
  5. She seemed to be medically allergic to children.
  6. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: broke, streets, fire, half, draft
    2. Use the phrase “The first time I met him/her”
    3. Write about cycles.
  7. “No one can hate quite as hard as someone who used to love.”
  8. Next door neighbors having a violent argument, what does your m/c do?
  9. “I swear, even when he smiles, it’s a frown.”
  10. A badly dented police car.
  11. Ugliness can lurk behind beauty.
  12. A toddler walking her stroller.
  13. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: fortune, along, cross, never, lift.
    2. Fill in the blank: This is what ______ looks like.
    3. Use the phrase “you could not change.”
  14. I lost myself in the wonder of you.
  15. Scenes from a bowling alley.
  16. Your m/c is a professional dog walker.
  17. He felt comforted and bitter at being different from other people.
  18. The church bells grew fainter.
  19. “And the miracle happened.”
  20. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: front, drag, summers, miles, egg
    2. Create a neologism that your character uses.
    3. Write about being paralyzed by choice. (Or, an alternate prompt: Write about something you waste time on)
  21. She spent her retirement attending free lectures.
  22. His voice scraped the eardrum like a dull razor.
  23. A perfect pair of worn in shoes.
  24. Use a wheel chair, Mexican coke and a red scarf in a short story or poem.
  25. She could not abide his immaturity.
  26. A bald man polishing his head.
  27. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: breath, formation, headlong, coarse, slowly.
    2. Fill in the blanks: “Everything’s _____er with _______”
    3. Use the phrase “We could all use an Igor.”
  28. Your m/c is asked “What can I do?” Why?
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