June 2011
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. A chorus of lawn mowers and leaf blowers.
  2. Use rock, study and parking in a short story or poem.
  3. A gray haired man and woman in matching warm-ups.
  4. The smell of bacon cooking.
  5. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: obviously, locked, sitting, degree, meaning
    2. Write about a power failure.
    3. Write about returning to somewhere you haven’t been for a while.
  6. He was a man who liked the rhythm of routine.
  7. A day when cell phones stopped working.
  8. “I’m fed up with being an invalid.”
  9. The most dangerous thing in the world is too much safety.
  10. A lonely man in crisis.
  11. Her smile puffed with importance.
  12. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: exact, drifting, wailing, where, needed.
    2. Supply a value for N in the statement: “There are N kinds of people in the world.”
    3. Use the phrase, “The only way I stay in touch with (him/her) is…”.
  13. The thick, swirling mist of unknowing.
  14. She was comfortable but not content.
  15. “Your work is not your life.”
  16. The dark fugue of grief.
  17. “Do I have to wait long to see you again?”
  18. Earth kissed by the fragrance of orchards.
  19. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: diagonal, shape, crescendo, little, quiet.
    2. Write about doing something at an unusual time.
    3. Use the phrase, “Ran off with my ______”.
  20. Her worry was parasitic, eating her away from the inside.
  21. He suffered from personal anarchy.
  22. “If I don’t start walking, I’ll lose my balance.”
  23. His eyebrows quivered.
  24. Any thing outdoors was his life.
  25. Use 3 dogs, a wheelbarrow and a box of matches in a poem or short story.
  26. Get today’s Sunday Brunch Prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: starting, connection, stars, forth, gradually
    2. Write about passing on a message.
    3. Fill in the blank: “______ and love.”
  27. Make a collage with your favorite words.
  28. Kudzu made the trees look like green ghosts.
  29. She was only happy at night.
  30. Use the verb career in a poem or short story.
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