August 2006
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. A parking lot spiked with weeds.
  2. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  3. A gust of wind tumbling a piece of newspaper.
  4. A man singing as he slams the door.
  5. The stuttering cough of an old car.
  6. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: methods, meeting, comes, father, humongous.
    2. Use the phrase, “What happened in February.”
    3. Use the phrase, “never in a million years …”
  7. The shared memory of a snowy afternoon.
  8. At first it was a matter of necessity.
  9. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  10. He needed three days.
  11. An old man and a child cane-fishing in the shade.
  12. A strand of black hair curled on her cheek.
  13. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: secret, nothing, power, think, force.
    2. Write about falling short of a goal.
    3. Use the phrase “slightly too late.”
  14. His biceps bulged against the fabric with the tautness of musk melons.
  15. The sun came through the window like a shaft of fire.
  16. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  17. The trees are quiet now.
  18. I had a dream last night.
  19. His faith abandoned him.
  20. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: something, pronounced, agency, product, little.
    2. Write about an awakening.
    3. Write about reaching a milestone.
  21. We chose to come.
  22. We did not speak the rest of the day.
  23. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  24. Have you seen my umbrella?
  25. Her swollen sense of self-regard and need.
  26. I skated all afternoon.
  27. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: pulled, worry, brain, realize, machine.
    2. Write about an unpleasant surprise.
    3. Write about something that’s squeaky.
  28. Ash drizzled to the ground.
  29. Their love became impossible.
  30. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  31. The sound of airplanes surprised her.
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