Writing Prompts For 01.22

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. The last time my heart melted was because…
2. A list of 20 ideas to make this your best year yet.
3. List your top 10 favorite apps currently.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Drunk
5. If you could have given yourself a snapshot five years ago of what your life is like now, what would the picture be of and how do you think you would have felt about it?
6. The best part of my day is…

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“Instead, I will ignore them and act as if they were never there until they aren’t.” -Not Just Another Mother Blogger

“When I got to the hospital I had a full-on manic episode.” -Mama Sick

“Nothing, no matter how wonderful or terrible, lasts forever.” -Rebel Mony: Life, Amplified!

“I think if my fourteen-year-old self met me today, she’d be jealous.” -Transatlanticism

“And from that moment on, instead of worrying about the how or why of anything, I just focused on finding the joy in each moment.” -My Pajama Days

Writing Prompts For 01.15

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. Find a photo of yourself taken 10 years ago and display it on your blog along with a current photo. How have you changed since the day that photo was taken?
2. If there was one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be? Why can’t it change?
3. Choose the 7th picture you took from last January and write a poem.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Scarred
5. Share one piece of great advice you’ve received from someone who knows stuff…
6. Welcome to the most shocking rose ceremony in writing prompt history. Please award roses to the ten people (or items) in your life that you’d like to continue pursuing a relationship with.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I’m an unabashed book nerd.” -The Latchkey Mom

“I hope that her image stands so still in my mind, that when I see her again it will be as if we never were apart.”-Birds Of A Feather

“How was I supposed to know that putting my apple in the fish bowl would result in them going belly up?”-Snapshots Of A Life

“Needless to say, the entire kitchen was covered in a one foot deep lake of bubbles.”-It’s A Mom’s World

Writing Prompts For 01.08

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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 your 2015 New Year’s Resolution. How did last year’s turn out?
2. Did you pick a Word Of The Year for 2015? Share!
3. If the way you spent your New Year’s Eve is any indication of how the rest of the year will go, how would you say your future is looking right about now?
4. Share your top 12 blog posts from 2014.
5. Share your top 12 photos from 2014.
6. You know the stories that are retold a million times at family gatherings? I call them Life Stories that you just never live down. List your Top 10 Life Stories. Example here.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I have tried, for days to UN-choose the word TREE as my word of the year.” -My Memory Art

“In May, Seraphine and Romulus gave us the sweetest little cria, and we loved him instantly.” -The (not always) Lazy W

“I sat and thought for a few moments about what I had accomplished here… and the resounding answer was… NOT A DAMN THING!” -Smiffbib

“I recounted an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction story from my youth and probably offended PETA a little in the process.” -OldDogNewTits

“And with all of the twinkling lights and positivity around, everyone can put aside the horrors of the world for just a bit and enjoy all the season has to offer.” -Lisa’s Little Bliss

Writing Prompts For 01.01

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. Look back at the resolution you made last year at this time, how did you do?
2. 7 best ways to spend Winter Break.
3. Book review time! What winter read has you snuggled in and turning pages?
4. A year in review! Compile a years worth of your best blog posts and pictures.
5. Describe a New Year’s where you would have been better off just staying home.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I know this is ridiculous.  If I had it my way, everyone would be miserable.”-About 100%

“I am from dreams of different beginnings; from gathering moments into boxes of forgotten memories labeled… Indifference,  Anger and Why? “-Another Cookie Please

“I am from a home with warm kitchens and lonely dinner tables.” -Atypical Familia

“From the sister born to soon but who fought for every breath, the family afraid of birds, and the couple married in the backyard right after her graduation.” -Sanity’s Overrated

“I am from immigrants who came to this country with hopes and dreams for their children’s children and from parents who made their dreams come true.” -Living Love Run

31 January Writing Prompts

31 January 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 January writing prompts, peek back in next month for a fresh February list!

January Writing Prompts

1. Share your 2015 New Year’s Resolution. How did last year’s turn out?
2. Did you pick a Word Of The Year for 2015? Share!
3. If the way you spent your New Year’s Eve is any indication of how the rest of the year will go, how would you say your future is looking right about now?
4. Share your top 12 blog posts from 2014.
5. Share your top 12 photos from 2014.
6. You know the stories that are retold a million times at family gatherings? I call them Life Stories that you just never live down. List your Top 10 Life Stories. Example here.

7. Find a photo of yourself taken 10 years ago and display it on your blog along with a current photo. How have you changed since the day that photo was taken?
8. If there was one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be? Why can’t it change?
9. Choose the 7th picture you took from last January and write a poem.
10. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Scarred
11. Share one piece of great advice you’ve received from someone who knows stuff…
12. Welcome to the most shocking rose ceremony in writing prompt history. Please award roses to the ten people (or items) in your life that you’d like to continue pursuing a relationship with.

13. The last time my heart melted was because…
14. A list of 20 ideas to make this your best year yet.
15. List your top 10 favorite apps currently.
16. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Drunk
17. If you could have given yourself a snapshot five years ago of what your life is like now, what would the picture be of and how do you think you would have felt about it?
18. The best part of my day is…

19.  Share the last five items you pinned, choose one and let it inspire a blog post.
20.  Write a poem inspired by the last conversation you had with your child.
21. List 7 things you would rather do than clean your bathroom.
22. Write a blog post inspired by the word:
23. Describe someone in your life you wish you saw more of.
24. Pinterest inspired! Share a pin you actually tried. How did it go?

25. List 10 things you love about motherhood
26. A photo journal entry…show us what winter looks like in your town.
27. Book review!
28. Write a blog post inspired by the word:
29. Take a look at your archives, what were you blogging about in a previous year at this time? What has changed?
30. List 8 solutions for bored children.
31. You’re better off without it…

January is all about fresh starts, goal making and organizing! Hopefully this list will inspire some fun topics. Get busy and have fun!

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