December 2012
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. Create a brand-new character today.
  2. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: approach, road, tablet, spare, constant
    2. Write about something the wrong color for its surroundings.
    3. Fill in the blank: “This is the way we ______ now.” (bonus points for using a noun in the blank)
  3. Include a nonsense song lyric.
  4. Use these words: gold, reverie, jewel, coffin, mermaids.
  5. Sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn’t.
  6. Introduce a character named Lykos Holgersen.
  7. A date that will live in infamy.
  8. Write about amusement.
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    1. Use the following five words: walked, thick, damage, destiny, further.
    2. Write about a hiding place.
    3. Write about whiskey.
  10. Use the phrase: “the wizard cries.”
  11. Write about waiting for someone or something.
  12. Use these words: secret, garden, moon, snow, fireflies.
  13. It’s all about holding your mouth right.
  14. Write with a pen or pencil today.
  15. Write about a checkerboard.
  16. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following words: border, spent, recognize, grown, nostalgia
    2. Use the phrase, “I imagine I made your day.”
    3. Write about putting off a decision.
  17. A child repeatedly asking “Why?”
  18. Write about earning a necessary qualification.
  19. Same idea; all the details are different.
  20. Use the phrase: “rhetorical moves.”
  21. Sun comes up the day after the end of the world.
  22. Write about making do with less.
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    1. Use the following five words: sound, watched, twirl, lover, crescendo.
    2. Write about a sudden transformation.
    3. Use the phrase, “you have me at a disadvantage.”
  24. “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” -Oscar Wilde
  25. an unhappy holiday.
  26. Write about desertion.
  27. Leftovers.
  28. Use these words: sea, pearl, glass, oppression, fractured.
  29. That’s it! You’re done!
  30. Get today’s Sunday brunch prompts at Twitter
    1. Use the following five words: remember, tinkerer, hooked, dishonest, sensibly. Bonus: swooned.
    2. Include the line, “I am haunted by humans.”
    3. Write a middle, an end, and a beginning, not necessarily in that order.
  31. No one to kiss at midnight, except…
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