May 2018
Daily Writing Prompts

A Pen In Each Hand

  1. “Mayday! Mayday!”
  2. Start with this line of dialogue: “Look no further!”
  3. “There will be a price to pay.”
  4. Write about sharing war stories.
  5. “Be quiet, both of you, and work together.”
  6. Get today’s prompts on Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: applied, orchestra, hang, recognize, penalty.
    2. Write about a picture of home.
    3. Use the phrase “any time now.”
  7. “It’s chilly in the cave.”
  8. Use the following phrase: thunderbolts and lightning
  9. Write about using the wind to advantage.
  10. Use the following phrase: already has my heart
  11. A new building, without windows.
  12. Your protagonist is named Prashansa Iyer.
  13. Get today’s prompts on Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: common, noble, threshold, glance, jelly.
    2. Write about doing something another person doesn’t approve of.
    3. Use the phrase, “Are you my mother?”
  14. Use the following phrase: a monarchy with racist baggage
  15. Write about a character who’s illiterate.
  16. Your protagonist is a criminal.
  17. Alone, after the memorial service.
  18. Use these 5 words: repent, colleague, siphon, weeping willow, wholesale.
  19. Use the phrase “Let me handle this.”
  20. Get today’s prompts on Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: discover, shift, snack, orthodox, magnitude.
    2. Fill in the blank: “I’m too _______ for this kind of thing.”
    3. Use the phrase, “Quickly. It’s starting to rain.”
  21. An unfortunate anniversary.
  22. Use these 5 words: keelhaul, vigorous, uncivilized, topnotch, avatar.
  23. “Stay tuned, you’ll see.”
  24. Your antagonist is a sailboat captain.
  25. Write about a poor translation.
  26. Use the following phrase: as far as Mars–and beyond
  27. Get today’s prompts on Twitter.
    1. Use the following five words: provincial, load, market, gene, conclusion.
    2. Fill in the blank: “I like this so much I could just _______.”
    3. Write about making contact with a long-lost friend or family member.
  28. Use these 5 words: popcorn, voyage, dashing, mature, symptomatic.
  29. Write a ten-minute play.
  30. Start with this line of dialogue: “You may know her from…”
  31. “Last person out, please turn out the lights.”
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