Writing Prompts Category

Tumblr writing challenge

I was tagged on Tumblr for a writing challenge. I enjoyed it, so I thought I’d share it here.  The rules: go to page 7 of your WIP (work in progress), go to the seventh line, share seven sentences, and tag 7 more writer-bloggers to continue the challenge. My fingers itched, longing to check my […]

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Down the tunnel we go

Prompt: You’re outside cutting your grass when you come across a large hole in the ground. It looks to be some sort of a tunnel to another world. You decide to peek through and see where it leads, only it leads you to a pivotal moment in your past-and the opportunity to change it.  As […]

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Choices

Writing Prompt: Two objects sit before you: a golden hammer and a cup of what seems to be water. A note on the wall says: “Go ahead, make your choice. The outcome will decide whether you’re ready or not.” Ready for what? What is this place? Why these objects? Which will you choose? Time, 2:14:00 postmeridian  […]

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The Silver Snow

Walking home, you find a shoe on the side of the road. What kind of shoe is it? Who is its owner? What happened? Why is the shoe there? Where is the other shoe now?  My winter coat hangs loosely around me as I balance a basketball on my finger, my sweaty hair frozen from […]

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An old lady’s secret

Most days, I struggle with what to write. Hoping to unblock myself, I went into the Writer’s Digest archives and found this old prompt. Try it out for yourself! Hopefully, this story will get you in the mood for Halloween. Your house is on the market and on the first day, an extremely old woman knocks on your door. […]

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A Red Argument

Sundays are the end of the week. It’s often called a “day of rest.” Crawling out of my bed in the morning is a grand feat. So on Sundays, I’m going to push myself to complete one little writing prompt. Join in if you want, get those creative energies flowing! Prompt: write a scene showing […]

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