July 2006
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. An island vacation.
  2. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: wall, lovely, closer, still, shrink.
    2. Write about adapting to something new.
    3. Complete the phrase, “there’s something to be said for …”
  3. A bearded man carrying a blue umbrella.
  4. End with: His eyes…
  5. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  6. The key broke in the lock.
  7. A grasshopper.
  8. A family argument.
  9. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: family, confront, travel, wading, thirty.
    2. Write about a missing piece of information.
    3. Use the names of at least four colors.
  10. A movie theater.
  11. Include “You can’t be her” in your story.
  12. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  13. Climbing a tree.
  14. Happy Bastille Day. Write about revolution.
  15. Why do men wear ties and how do they choose them?
  16. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: someone, outcasts, since, links, plates.
    2. Use the phrase “I really must insist.”
    3. Fill in the blanks: “if _____ said _______, then ______”
  17. A windmill.
  18. Research and describe the oldest building in your town.
  19. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  20. An empty basketball court begins your story.
  21. Include “I never date anyone who wears blue jeans.”
  22. An argument in a parking lot.
  23. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: shine, believe, three, heart, laughing.
    2. Write about something with a lock.
    3. Write about being under time pressure.
  24. 1926.
  25. A Beauty Pageant.
  26. Use an archived AB article to improve existing work or to try something new.
  27. A spider web.
  28. Begin with: I blame myself.
  29. An abandoned house.
  30. Do the Sunday Brunch prompts and post your exercises.
    1. Use the following words: suddenly, reasons, sending, properly, killing.
    2. Write about a lie or piece of deception.
    3. Use the phrase “I remember when we met.”
  31. A power point presentation.
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