January 2004
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. What did you do New Year’s Eve?
  2. Set three writing goals for the new year.
  3. Start with “It was just beginning to snow.”
  4. Write about a winter wedding,
  5. Describe your favorite snack food.
  6. Write about a baker’s dozen
  7. Write about a first
  8. Ring around the…
  9. The tide turns
  10. Your character has a secret skill
  11. Write a scene that takes place at the zoo.
  12. Write about something warm.
  13. Describe a snowy landscape.
  14. Describe your character drinking something from a steaming cup.
  15. Write about the mountains.
  16. Write about an ordinary event that turns extraordinary.
  17. Write about a bad habit.
  18. Write about your first love.
  19. Write a commercial.
  20. Walk to the store and write about the journey.
  21. Write about an answered wish.
  22. Start with: “I am called ____________, which suits me.”
  23. Use these words: minibar, cashew, temptress.
  24. Describe greed 3 ways, drawing on a different sense each time.
  25. List 5 commercials, then explain why they work/don’t work.
  26. Base a story on a martini goblet.
  27. Write about how to fry an egg.
  28. Begin with “This is delicious”
  29. Write about your earliest memory of winter.
  30. Write about a greek fisherman’s cap.
  31. Write about a lunch box.
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