November 2012
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. “Left, Right, Left, Left, Left, Left…”
  2. What are you waiting for?
  3. “Two, counting them both that is.”
  4. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: massive, spirit, arms, fatalistic, longer.
    2. Write about someone wearing a uniform.
    3. “I know the innkeeper.” and/or “That might or might not be a good thing.”
  5. Listen to the sound of a pen scratching on paper.
  6. Start a journal for a specific topic or project.
  7. “Film at 11.”
  8. Select 5 objects in your house. Put them together in a scene/story.
  9. If Friday’s not the 13th, are both of them bad luck?
  10. You quit your job to travel. Write about where you’ll go.
  11. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: decades, money, relied, influencing, night
    2. Write about a celebration.
    3. Fill in the blanks: “Why is there a _____ in your _____?”
  12. Use these words: Frankenstein, subtext, peacock, iridescent, bubbles.
  13. Someone knows uncannily too much about you.
  14. Start with the topic of today’s featured article at Wikipedia.
  15. Doing something familiar in an unusual setting.
  16. Writing a novel this month? Include yourself as a minor character.
  17. “I’m not translating that.”
  18. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: cracks, build, track, deeply, grand
    2. Fill in the blank: “I’ll miss ______ most of all.”
    3. Write about a distinctive piece of clothing.
  19. “Let there be… well, not light exactly.”
  20. Write about a book that was given to you or your MC.
  21. Everyone else has things to do, people to see.
  22. Write about a historical event.
  23. Turning three pages instead of one.
  24. Use these words: jingle, astronaut, mathematics, simplicity, razor.
  25. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: fingers, carried, after, survival, amber.
    2. Use the phrase, “I think that should fit.”
    3. Write about interrupting something important for something trivial.
  26. Start with any topic that’s trending on Twitter right now.
  27. “Can this be over now?”
  28. Opposite day! Have your MC do the opposite of what they ordinarily would.
  29. Compare a problem to pulling out long-running roots of weeds.
  30. Try drawing a scene you’re stuck on (don’t worry about what it looks like!).
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