Writing Prompts For 12.18

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Every week you’re invited to join me in Writer’s Workshop by responding to one of the provided writing prompts posted each Tuesday. The directions are simple:

  • Choose a writing prompt from the list provided that inspires you most.
  • Write.
  • Come back this Thursday and link up by pasting the URL from your post into the list of thumbnails that will be displayed. Just scroll to the bottom of the thumbnail list, click the bold words you will see that say “Click here to enter” and you’re all set!

View more detailed instructions on how this weekly meme works in the Writer’s Workshop FAQs. To receive writing prompts in your inbox each week, subscribe to the writing prompt newsletter here.

Writing Prompts:

7. Complete the “Where I’m From” poem. (template here)
8. Share a favorite holiday inspired recipe!
9. Create a list of must-have gifts you’ve got your eye on this Christmas.
10. Best or worst gift you ever received.
11. Describe how you would celebrate the holidays if it was totally up to you and money was not a factor.
12. Write a blog post inspired by the word: icy

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“And you know what, this could be the start of something new!” -Simply Brittany

“The man meant less to me than a mascara clump, but those words hung over my head for years.” -Tiny Little Reveries

“Sitting at the breakfast table, located in the large bay window overlooking the valley, eating pancakes and visiting with my two favorite people.” -Birds Of A Feather

“When would I stop drowning and swim to the surface?” -The Random Path

“Outwardly, I laughed along with the other kids, but inside I felt like I’d been hit in the face with a frying pan.”-Rebel Mony

Writing Prompts For 12.11

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Every week you’re invited to join me in Writer’s Workshop by responding to one of the provided writing prompts posted each Tuesday. The directions are simple:

  • Choose a writing prompt from the list provided that inspires you most.
  • Write.
  • Come back this Thursday and link up by pasting the URL from your post into the list of thumbnails that will be displayed. Just scroll to the bottom of the thumbnail list, click the bold words you will see that say “Click here to enter” and you’re all set!

View more detailed instructions on how this weekly meme works in the Writer’s Workshop FAQs. To receive writing prompts in your inbox each week, subscribe to the writing prompt newsletter here.

Writing Prompts:

1. Share a quote you love.
2. Take a line from a song you love and turn it into the title of your next blog post. Let the content follow.
3. Saturday morning at your house…
4. Best or worst gift you ever gave.
5. Something someone did that put a smile on your face.
6. How old were you when you stopped believing in Santa?

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“Hoping they will actually adhere to my rule, though I don’t care enough to wander in and enforce it.” -Stacey’s Mothering Moments

“Just sit down and write. You can edit garbage. You can’t edit nothing.” -Mama Writes Words

“But, alas, my fragile/ heart knows {oh so well} how/to recoil beneath shadow and ice.” -My Memory Art

“Long before the first juicy piece of fruit formed on a branch, I wanted the know-how to safely “put up” my harvest as generations of savvy women have before me.” -Achieving Clarity

Writing Prompts For 12.04

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Every week you’re invited to join me in Writer’s Workshop by responding to one of the provided writing prompts posted each Tuesday. The directions are simple:

  • Choose a writing prompt from the list provided that inspires you most.
  • Write.
  • Come back this Thursday and link up by pasting the URL from your post into the list of thumbnails that will be displayed. Just scroll to the bottom of the thumbnail list, click the bold words you will see that say “Click here to enter” and you’re all set!

View more detailed instructions on how this weekly meme works in the Writer’s Workshop FAQs. To receive writing prompts in your inbox each week, subscribe to the writing prompt newsletter here.

Writing Prompts:

1. Share a diary entry from when you were younger…feel free to make one up!
2. You saw it on Pinterest…does it really work?
3. Write a poem, post or story where the last two words are ‘my friend’.
4. Listen. Write about what you hear, right now.
5. Share something you learned, bought, read, and cooked in November.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“She clutched the kitten tight and kissed her, and her blonde curls shook as she began to cry.” -Vinobaby’s Voice

“Suddenly, she smiled. She knew what she had to be thankful for.” -Looking For Luck, Love, And…

“I actually had noticed for some time that when she drew a picture of me, my head looked … square.” -Jerralea’s Journey

“My daughter went first, hugging her gently, then me, feeling how fragile she was.” -I Want Backsies

For a full month of more fun writing prompts, take a look here!

31 December Writing Prompts

31 December Writing Prompts

Writing prompts are a great way to work through writer’s block when it comes to journal writing and blogging. Use them for yourself or share them with your kids to inspire consistency and fuel that creative mind! Below is a list of 31 December writing prompts, peek back in next month for a fresh January list!

December Writing Prompts

1. Share a quote you love.
2. Take a line from a song you love and turn it into the title of your next blog post. Let the content follow.
3. Saturday morning at your house…
4. Best or worst gift you ever gave.
5. Something someone did that put a smile on your face.
6. How old were you when you stopped believing in Santa?

7. Complete the “Where I’m From” poem. (template here)
8. Share a favorite holiday inspired recipe!
9. Create a list of must-have gifts you’ve got your eye on this Christmas.
10. Best or worst gift you ever received.
11. Describe how you would celebrate the holidays if it was totally up to you and money was not a factor.
12. Write a blog post inspired by the word: icy

13. Write (or share your child’s) a letter to Santa.
14. Describe a favorite Winter memory.
15. Describe a Christmas tradition that you have started with your own family?
16. List 6 things you love about winter.
17. Write a blog post inspired by the word: cookies
18. Describe a time or moment when a stranger helped you.

19. 10 things you wanted for Christmas as a kid.
20. Attempt something you saw on Pinterest…was it a win or a fail?
21. Have you made a visit to the North Pole yet? Share your Santa pictures!
22. What were you writing about last year at this time? Tell us what has changed (if anything) since then.
23. Christmas card share! Show us the card you sent out to family and friends this year.
24. List the top 9 things that bring you joy.

25. Merry Christmas! Share how you celebrate December 25th.
26. Look back at the resolution you made last year at this time, how did you do?
27. Draw a picture that best represents one of your most recent tweets and share it with us.
28. 7 best ways to spend Winter Break.
29. Book review time! What winter read has you snuggled in and turning pages?
30. A year in review! Compile a years worth of your best blog posts and pictures.
31. Describe a New Year’s where you would have been better off just staying home.

December is often jam packed with things to do, kids home from school, and holiday hangovers. Hopefully this list will cut down on time spent wondering what to write about…too bad it can’t also create the TIME for you to write, but it’s a start. Get busy and have fun!

Writing Prompts For 11.27

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Every week you’re invited to join me in Writer’s Workshop by responding to one of the provided writing prompts posted each Tuesday. The directions are simple:

  • Choose a writing prompt from the list provided that inspires you most.
  • Write.
  • Come back this Thursday and link up by pasting the URL from your post into the list of thumbnails that will be displayed. Just scroll to the bottom of the thumbnail list, click the bold words you will see that say “Click here to enter” and you’re all set!

View more detailed instructions on how this weekly meme works in the Writer’s Workshop FAQs. To receive writing prompts in your inbox each week, subscribe to the writing prompt newsletter here.

Writing Prompts:

1. Write a post, poem, or story about something you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving.
2. Your Homecoming dance dress.
3. Write about your favorite place to eat when you were a child.
4. Ask your child to draw a portrait of you or your family and share it with us.
5. Write a story in exactly 101 words.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“All the mysteries in a garden are beautiful, meaningful, enticing poetry and I cannot get enough.” -The (Not Always) Lazy W

“…if I had a window here, I’d watch life evolve.” -Mommy Rachelle

“Please, please, please let this not turn into THE most traumatizing 11th birthday ever. PLEASE.” -From Haus To Home

“Still better than Buffalo” -Postcards From Oblivion

“The great thing about beet soup, I think it could taste great warm or chilled.” -Fitness Mom Wine Country

Writing Prompts For 11.20

Weekly Writing Prompts

Every week you’re invited to join me in Writer’s Workshop by responding to one of the provided writing prompts posted each Tuesday. The directions are simple:

  • Choose a writing prompt from the list provided that inspires you most.
  • Write.
  • Come back this Thursday and link up by pasting the URL from your post into the list of thumbnails that will be displayed. Just scroll to the bottom of the thumbnail list, click the bold words you will see that say “Click here to enter” and you’re all set!

View more detailed instructions on how this weekly meme works in the Writer’s Workshop FAQs. To receive writing prompts in your inbox each week, subscribe to the writing prompt newsletter here.

Writing Prompts:

1. Tell us about an argument you witnessed.
2. Share a Thanksgiving recipe you will be cooking up this month.
3. Write a haiku about what you see out your window.
4. Five Things. List 5 things we don’t know about you, 5 things you’re knowledgeable about, 5 things you know nothing about, and 5 things you believe.
5. Tell us the story of how your pet came to be a member of your family.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“Even though I have next to no voice at the moment, I couldn’t help but sing along, taking me right back to high school.” -I’m Just Kaybee

“No one likes to be teased so I hated my name.” -Jerralea’s Journey

“Is this why women still make less than men, because we don’t feel comfortable putting a price tag on our time?” -Life As Truth

“And I’m now tired of and bored with words, and I’d like to just go pour myself a glass of wine and forget that I challenged myself to post everyday for 30 days.” -Back To Allen

“Because it is my book page, all framed up like I thought I might have done! ” -Buttered Toast Rocks

Writing Prompts For 11.13

Weekly Writing Prompts

Every week you’re invited to join me in Writer’s Workshop by responding to one of the provided writing prompts posted each Tuesday. The directions are simple:

  • Choose a writing prompt from the list provided that inspires you most.
  • Write.
  • Come back this Thursday and link up by pasting the URL from your post into the list of thumbnails that will be displayed. Just scroll to the bottom of the thumbnail list, click the bold words you will see that say “Click here to enter” and you’re all set!

View more detailed instructions on how this weekly meme works in the Writer’s Workshop FAQs. To receive writing prompts in your inbox each week, subscribe to the writing prompt newsletter here.

Writing Prompts:

1. Something you brought for show and tell.
2. November 3rd is National Housewife’s Day…how did you celebrate?
3. The meaning of your name…does it suit you?
4. Tell us about something new you learned last month.
5. Share a list of some of your most recent favorite things.
6. What was your favorite song when you were 16 years old…is it still a favorite?

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“My day to day life was shaken when I had a reaction to the medication.” -Simply Brittany

“It’s painful. It’s debilitating. It’s depressing. It makes me feel old and afraid and sad.” -Tiny Little Reveries

“The tech got me all clamped in and then there was some kind of alarm that sounded throughout the hospital.” -The Road Goes Ever Ever On

“Yesterday found me wincing as they tried for an hour to find a “good” vein that didn’t collapse when they tried to get an IV started.” -Not Just Another Mother Blogger

“When he finally showed up ready to make out – I had to remain aloof and seated at all times for fear that he would realize that my pants were completely soaked.” -Lady Goo Goo Gaga