April 2012
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: Diagonal, stopped, circle, rising, Swiss.
    2. Write about a map (real or metaphorical).
    3. Write about new energy for the spring—April fuels.
  2. The gray tones of winter gave way to a gentle tide of green
  3. A restaurant with its own herb garden.
  4. The glint of light on broken glass
  5. He considered a woman running barefoot sexy.
  6. A day in the life of a trolley car driver.
  7. The dusk purpled our room.
  8. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: know, roof, quick, crowd, discarded
    2. Write about a childhood nightmare.
    3. Write about an increase in temperature.
  9. He moved like a flash of light.
  10. She enjoyed the sensation of fear.
  11. Three large motorcycles parked in front of a bar.
  12. A backpack tucked underneath an azalea bush.
  13. A character with an unusual style of beard/mustache.
  14. A freshly sharpened pencil.
  15. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: flakes, floor, future, front, filled
    2. Write about two or more people doing something in unison.
    3. Incorporate a famous quote from a movie or TV show.
  16. A character with poor table manners.
  17. A set of nesting bowls.
  18. A field of tulips.
  19. A character must make a choice. Write the scene two different ways.
  20. Start with the lyrics to a popular song & turn them into a story.
  21. Find a nice place to sit & think about your WIP for 15-30 min. Then write!.
  22. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: repeat, through, college, kamikaze, breeze.
    2. Fill in the blanks: “Never ______ with a _____”.
    3. Use the phrase (thx Neil Gaiman) “Events are cowards. They run in packs.”
  23. Write the same scene in 1st, 2nd & 3rd person.
  24. The perfect day job for a writer is…
  25. Start with a line from a favorite poem.
  26. Imagine winning a writing award. Outline the steps you’ll take to get there.
  27. Record yourself reading your work aloud. Listen to it, then revise.
  28. Put on a silly hat and/or pair of shoes. Now write!
  29. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: absorb, lines, welcoming, anger, bends
    2. Write about creating a monster.
    3. Write about two options that are bad for different reasons.
  30. Go write in an unusual location.
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