July 2013
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Write about reaching a project milestone.
  2. Write about a strike.
  3. “I’ll do the odds, you do the evens.”
  4. One of your characters is on the run!
  5. Everything is oddly quiet.
  6. A devastating fall.
  7. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: survivor, cigarette, exact, greeting, howled.
    2. Write about taking an idiom literally.
    3. Write about memories of someone no longer there.
  8. Write about something that’s 100 years old in 2013.
  9. Write about throwing away something unused for years.
  10. Use these words: wildfire, squad, beauties, growing, dugout.
  11. “I never knew what entropy was before I owned a house.”
  12. Write about “The War on _______.”
  13. Write about stumbling into something you were not meant to see.
  14. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: unsnapping, discharged, concentrate, eyes, short.
    2. Use the phrase, “When it bends?”
    3. Use the phrase, “There are three problems with that.”
  15. “Wow. You mean there’s a pattern?”
  16. A character downloads an X-ray vision app. What happens next?
  17. Write about an inconvenient storm.
  18. Your MC stands up for something she or he believes in.
  19. Invent a new genre and write a story in it.
  20. Use these words: select, highlights, accomplish, habits, babble.
  21. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: extra, knees, often, welcoming, front.
    2. Write about a map.
    3. Write about too much happening at once.
  22. Your MC discovers a person they’ve looked up to is racist.
  23. “Each of them has his own color of ink.”
  24. A character’s pet is a hybrid of 2 dissimilar species, e.g. a zebracat.
  25. “Each of them has her own color of ink.”
  26. You get the opp. to cowrite an epi of your fave TV show. Write about it.
  27. “That’s a little unconventional, don’t you think?”
  28. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: shut, balance, footage, drain, session.
    2. Use the phrase, “I haven’t had time to open the newspaper.”
    3. Write about a mythical character or creature.
  29. Write about something that only happens in hot weather.
  30. Drop what you’re doing and write for 15 minutes! Go!
  31. “If you want something done, ask somebody who’s busy.”
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