December 2006
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. There’s more than one flower under the sun.
  2. Little tears of hot wax dripped from the tilted candelabra.
  3. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: created, together, dropping, room, there.
    2. Write about a misidentification.
    3. Use the phrase “Now what?”
  4. He was programmed for affability.
  5. The blushing memory of first love.
  6. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  7. Her eyes shone like spots of phosphorous in the gloom.
  8. He threw stones at giants.
  9. Your favorite toy when you were eight.
  10. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: usual, empty, opposite, love, eight
    2. Write about being late.
    3. Use the phrase, “that’s not a good sign.”
  11. Bathers standing in the surf, contemplating immersion.
  12. She had an allergy to things unpleasant.
  13. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  14. He’s so kind for such a powerful man.
  15. A pet you no longer have.
  16. The Pakistani girl in a purple sari.
  17. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: things, truth, tack, mirror, answer.
    2. Write about something that happened in another lifetime.
    3. Write about doing something over and over.
  18. The first movie you saw in a theater.
  19. All the interesting things you can do with rodents.
  20. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  21. She opposed government meddling in all matters of choice.
  22. The most boring, brain-numbing job on the planet.
  23. On the night of her senior prom.
  24. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: build, beach, feet, work, blinding
    2. Use the phrase “tie together.”
    3. Write about ignoring something, or being ignored.
  25. The moment was infinitely soothing and redemptive.
  26. Boredom afflicted him like a wasting disease.
  27. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  28. Light spilled into the cloudless sky.
  29. She was his future; his freedom.
  30. He was a harbor of balance and tranquility.
  31. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: dancing, shadows, floorboards, glory, alone
    2. Write about crossing a threshold.
    3. Use the sentence, “It’s hard to predict when things will happen”
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