April 2014
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Write about falling for an April Fools’ Day joke.
  2. Name a character with a gender-neutral word.
  3. Start with: “It’s been flagged.”
  4. Write about completely missing the point.
  5. Use these words: pianist, competition, speech, inspire, introverted.
  6. Missed chat? Get today’s prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: whisper, geranium, street, hands, wheelbarrow.
    2. Write about one of the four cardinal directions.
    3. Write about the smell of fresh bread.
  7. Write about unironically loving something that’s uncool.
  8. Write about a pet in a character’s lap, interfering.
  9. Start with: “Let me take a selfie.”
  10. What? It’s not due til next week!
  11. A character swears their honesty on the life of a non-existent relative.
  12. “It’s different for ________.”
  13. Missed chat? Get today’s prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: record, inadvertently, engineered, shots, implying
    2. Write about a continuing annoyance.
    3. Write about something that’s buried.
  14. Write about an avoidable tragedy.
  15. Death match: toasted vs. grilled cheese. Write about the pros+cons of each.
  16. It’s dark. Describe the sounds.
  17. Start with: “Psst. Can you keep a secret?”
  18. Write about a character who hates holidays.
  19. Use these words: pantser, blank page, erotic romance, mistaken, catlady.
  20. Missed chat? Get today’s prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: walls, woman, eating, scribbling, sweep.
    2. Someone makes a change and doesn’t tell anyone about it.
    3. Somebody thought it was a good idea.
  21. A character who believes in a pseudoscience.
  22. Write about an ill-advised lover.
  23. Start with: “Do aliens like cheese?”
  24. “This bottle tastes different.”
  25. Write about a place that used to be called by a different name.
  26. “Sorry I’m late. I hate being late.”
  27. Missed chat? Get today’s prompts at Twitter.
    1. Use the following words: credit, approaching, carry, nothing, slightest.
    2. Use the phrase, “What am I looking at?”
    3. The gun in the first prompt goes off in the third. (Or, no one noticed the gun the first time.)
  28. Something blooms at the wrong time of year.
  29. Use these words: coven, Stonehenge, election, dawdle, alphabetical.
  30. Write about unfamiliar mushrooms.
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