April 2013
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Write about an especially April foolish thing to do.
  2. It’s a mystery. Your clues are: a pair of boots, a castle, and a casket.
  3. Write about celebrating a holiday on the wrong date.
  4. Use these 5 words: inane, song, secret, kiss, alley.
  5. “That’s not in the book.”
  6. An unusual guidebook.
  7. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: cycle, drain, true, class, burn
    2. Write about a character who’s known only as “The ______.”
    3. Fill in the blanks: “_____ doesn’t always _______.”
  8. Write about a sulky ghost.
  9. “No. Which means yes.”
  10. April is Poetry Month. Write a poem that rhymes.
  11. What else is in the eye of the beholder?
  12. Imagine you’re drinking icewater & eating cherries. Write about it.
  13. “Are you harshing on my nostalgia?”
  14. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: against, looking, apathy, between, perturbed.
    2. Write about a combination of things that is rare and therefore dangerous.
    3. Use the phrase, “as everyone knows” for something untrue.
  15. “Don’t open the closet door!”
  16. Clogs or moccasins?
  17. Write about an undiagnosed illness.
  18. “This tie is asphyxiating me.”
  19. Write about a false alarm.
  20. “Wait. There’s no backspace key!”
  21. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: famine, muffled, world, synthesis, stars.
    2. Write about something that’s flimsy.
    3. Use the phrase, “I may not be there with you.” (h/t bob)
  22. The expectations entwined in a bouquet of flowers.
  23. If you want something done, ask somebody who’s busy.
  24. Write about exhausted mermaids.
  25. Only 8 more shopping months til Christmas!
  26. Use these 5 words: following, dread, shy, play, letter.
  27. The cat has figured out how to open the cupboard.
  28. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: table, black, stalk, iteration, inside
    2. Write about a dividing wall.
    3. Write about opening a door or a window.
  29. Write about a hagiographer.
  30. “It’s just simple arithmetic.”
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