Writing Prompts For 04.23

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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 list of your top Spring must-haves.
2. Something your kids said that made you laugh.
3. What is an unpleasant experience you had eating? Write a poem, paragraph, or something else about the experience.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Inspired.
5. Tell the story of a mistake made in the kitchen.
6. Write about someone who made your childhood bearable.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“Your cheeks will never again be this round” -Mamarific

“My husband points out that it means I fought back.” -Musings And Meanderings

“Facebook targets my soul as its main logarithm. It understands weakness that I did not know existed inside me.” -Arts: Lost And Found

“Their whole childhood was lived against the backdrop of this great city.” -My Memory Art

“In a song that is destined to be a hit and working with the legendary Paul McCartney, you couldn’t come up with a better word?” -Mothering In Real Life

Writing Prompts For 04.16

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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. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous April and write a poem or a blog post.
2. Easter recap!
3. What’s for dinner?
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: break.
5. Tell us about a local news story that’s all the buzz right now in your neck of the woods.
6. List your top 10 most listened to songs currently.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“My personal expectations only create frustration, disappointment, and a state of melancholy within myself.” -Four Hungry Boys

“Today, I will touch another with a kind word, because when I do, I feel a joy deep inside that no amount of money could every buy.” -No Excuses

“Today I will give myself permission to imagine possibilities and put away doubts. I need to find my shout again.” -OKRoserock

“She spent eight days in the hospital that April, with labor starting and stopping. She did not want another elevator ride to the delivery room for nothing.” -Ratio Of Failures

Writing Prompts For 04.09

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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. Something you learned in March.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: born.
3. In what ways are you turning into your mother?
4. Today I will…
5. Create a Spring bucket list.
6. Spring Break! Ask your child to name 10 things (or less) they’d like to do for Spring Break. Share the list with us and tell us…will their dreams come true?

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“But Casey, he must have seen something more. “She’s so golden, and she doesn’t even know it.”” -Looking For Luck, Love, And…

“Why did she waste all those years, voiceless?” -Ratio Of Failures

“There was an INS raid at the hotel that day.” -AbbyNormal

“Remember you get back what you put out to the world.” -Right Side 40

“While awaiting our disability we were forced to live off our credit cards and blow through our savings.” -Mama Sick

 

 

Writing Prompts For 04.02

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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. List 6 favorite Instagram accounts you love to follow.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: golden.
3. Update your readers on your 2015 goals. How are things going? Are you staying on track or facing some challenges?
4. Write a blog post that ends with the line: No one ever asked me.
5. A memorable day at work.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I probably ate a little can of these water-packed meat sticks every day after school for years.” -Balancing Mama

“Or the time a publishing house stumbled across my blog, realized I was a comedic genius, declared me to be the next Erma Bombeck, and offered me a book deal.” -A Mum, A Dad, And A Kindergartner

“but when the man with the sad eyes reached out in faith to the woman with the abandoned heart, he found that she could still be trusted
with his real self.” -The Frelle Show

“Because at the end of the day, I still can’t wait to see him when he comes home.” -Mama Writes Words

“Eventually a nurse practitioner sat me down and explained that I would never get better – that my disease was progressive and the best I could hope for was to slow it down a bit.” -The Jammie Girl

30 April Writing Prompts

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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 30 April writing prompts, peek back in next month for a fresh May list!

30 April Writing Prompts

1. Something you learned in March.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: born.
3. In what ways are you turning into your mother?
4. Today I will…
5. Create a Spring bucket list.
6. Spring Break! Ask your child to name 10 things (or less) they’d like to do for Spring Break. Share the list with us and tell us…will their dreams come true?

7. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous April and write a poem or a blog post.
8. Easter recap!
9. What’s for dinner?
10. Write a blog post inspired by the word: break.
11. Tell us about a local news story that’s all the buzz right now in your neck of the woods.
12. List your top 10 most listened to songs currently.

13. Write a list of your top Spring must-haves.
14. Something your kids said that made you laugh.
15. What is an unpleasant experience you had eating? Write a poem, paragraph, or something else about the experience.
16. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Inspired.
17. Tell the story of a mistake made in the kitchen.
18. Write about someone who made your childhood bearable.

19. A moment you realized you were a grown up.
20. What is the joy in your present moment?
21. You have to move away from your state in one month. List 6 destinations you wouldn’t mind relocating to.
22. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Blossom.
23. Instagram fun! Share a photo you took with Instagram this week and tell us what you love about it.

24. An 8th grade memory.
25. Look into your archives. What were you blogging about a year ago around this time? Are you still dealing with the same thing? Your thoughts?
26. Write a blog post inspired by the word: journey.
27. Book review!
28. 10 things you love about Spring.
29. Share a quote you love.
30. Spring Cleaning! Share a before and after photo of a room you recently tackled.

Spread the love this month and enjoy munching on conversation hearts…now get writing!

Writing Prompts For 03.26

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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 list of your 10 favorite snacks growing up.
2. Open a blank blog post and “right click paste” in the body of the post…what was pasted? Explain it.
3. Talk about a time you got lucky.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Challenge.
5. A story of love.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I had swiftly killed off every benevolent conservator of childhood one by one in the name of sanity and a smidge of laziness.” -About 100% 

“I follow like a lamb led to slaughter. It is a trick.” -Musings And Meanderings

“I wish I could go back to January 2009. Back to when I first started having neck and back pain, and numbness and tingling in my arm.” -The Jammie Girl

“Baby bunnies, chicks, lambs, calves, and colts can be seen in wet, green pastures.” -Birds Of  A Feather

 

Writing Prompts For 03.19

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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. A time you were tricked.
2. I wish I could…
3. Write a blog post inspired by the word: Fired.
4. What was the occasion? Write about the last time you stayed in a hotel.
5. March 20th is the first day of Spring! What are you looking forward to?

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I am supposed to avoid sugar. I don’t know how, it is in EVERYTHING!” -The Road Goes Ever On

“Later we will wash clothes and hang them on the line to dry.” -Musings And Meanderings

“…and the buds took over the show!” -My Memory Art

“Although my childhood was wonderful despite her absence, the times when she was there were magical.” -It’s Gonna Be Okay, Love

“If you give a mom a break…She will sit in exhilarated excitement for all of five minutes, and then will decide to run one quick load of laundry.” -It’s A Mom’s World