October 2010
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. “May we talk sometime?”
  2. Three friends shopping at a farmers market.
  3. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: Remained, newly, adding, ravine, mashing.
    2. Write something using any of the words or phrases in the comic http://xkcd.com/798/
    3. Fill in the blanks: “We have enough ______ (commodity) to last until _______ (event)”
  4. A vocal, hungry cat.
  5. The carpet leading to the motel room was soiled and torn.
  6. He stopped returning her calls.
  7. She smiled with pride at the compliment.
  8. “Marriage is over rated.”
  9. A family of ducks floating down the river.
  10. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: reaches, screaming, extremely, bizarre, house. (Bonus words)
    2. Write about a lazy day off.
    3. Write about something changing color.
  11. Use symphonic lightning and golden thunder to describe a storm.
  12. A fragrant oil inhaled.
  13. She sate on the patio watching moonlight and shadow dance.
  14. How does your m/c channel the energy of stress?
  15. “In two years I’ll be a weatherman on tv.”
  16. He wore a green wool-rich shirt.
  17. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: ground, black, almost, writhing, mother.
    2. Write about being immersed, submerged, buried, underwater or underground.
    3. Write about trying not to mention something that’s obvious.
  18. Write a poem about Halloween.
  19. Use these words in a story: moonlight, education, travel, loss.
  20. The darkness cast a cool calm.
  21. Write a limerick about your best friend.
  22. “I had to take advantage of the weather and go for a bike ride.”
  23. A professional dog walker.
  24. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: flashing, chill, channels, tree, patch
    2. Write about physical pain.
    3. Write about two things competing for attention.
  25. The soundless screams of a nightmare.
  26. She felt as parentless as a worm.
  27. There was no need to mourn, it was a blessing.
  28. A relationship slowing disintegrating.
  29. She flirted to no avail.
  30. Study how other cultures celebrate October 31st.
  31. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises
    1. Use the following words: already, light, deeper, decided, nearby.
    2. Write about something stolen.
    3. Write about living with a secret or an unpopular idea.
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