30 September Writing Prompts

30 September 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 30 September writing prompts, peek back in next month for a fresh October list!

30 September Writing Prompts

1. Your summer recap in a poem and pictures.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: late
3. But teachers know everything!! Write about a time a teacher disappointed you.
4. Share something you learned in August.
5. First day of school!
6. 10 things you do (or will someday do) when your kids are at school.

7. Share a back to school memory.
8. Something you wanted to be when you grew up.
9.  I was holding on tight but…
10. Write a blog post inspired by the word: fate
11. Share something you miss from before you were a mom.
12. What were you blogging about last year at this time? How have things changed?

13. Write a blog post in exactly 8 lines.
14. Share a day in your life represented only in pictures and the time the pictures were taken.
15. Talk about something your child learned this week.
16. Find a tweet you shared last week and elaborate.
17. Write a blog post inspired by the word: wait
18. 10 things you would do if you didn’t have to work.

19. Write something that begins and ends with the words “When I was younger.”
20. Listen to the sounds in your house for 5 or 10 minutes. Write about what you hear.
21. Write a blog post inspired by the word: travel
22. Locked out.
23. 10 Reasons why you love your job.

24. 10 Things you love about football.
25. 10 Things you don’t love about football.
26. Write a blog post inspired by the word: fate
27. Something funny your child said.
28. You won an award at some point in your life…what was it for?
29. Coffee Talk! Share your first pumpkin spice latte of the season with us.
30.  10 reasons why you’re glad it’s Fall.

Cheers to Fall! Now get writing. :)

Writing Prompts for 08.27

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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 blog post in exactly 12 lines.
2. Write a post where the first and last sentence contain any form of the word “creep”
3. Write a blog post from your dog’s perspective about he/she feels about your kids going back to school.
4. Find a brunch recipe on Pinterest and try it out! Was it successful?
5. Share the story behind your current Facebook and/or Twitter profile photo.
6. What is sabotaging your plan to drop 5 pounds?

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

” The day-to-day struggle of how to navigate a broken world without losing hope is something I feel very deeply.” –Crystal Paschal

“I was born practically in the Alexander Polder in Rotterdam, which is the lowest point in the entire country, being six meters below sea level.” –Blogging Astrid

“We try to beef up the interest by offering the Amish subculture and gabbing about William Penn, but the cold hard fact is that Pennsylvania is not Florida or California, and is most certainly not Hawaii or even South Dakota.” –About 100 Percent

“I find peace in the place that once offered only panic” –Ordinary Moments…Extraordinary Memories

“Deep… in cool cotton sheets of my bed. That’s where I want to be.” –Balancing Mama

Writing Prompts For 08.20

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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 August and write a poem or a blog post.
2. Who needs a vacation when you can spend your summer doing this…
3. List 8 things you’re looking forward to and/or list 8 things you are dreading about sending the kids back to school.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: deep.
5. Your childhood neighborhood.
6. List 10 things you love about the state you live in.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I longed for the comforting grasp of my sibling’s hand.” –Balancing Mama

“The recurring answer I hear when I let myself relax and listen is this, I am not cheap.” –Musings And Meanderings

“Sometimes, we all need a push, or someone to yell “snap decision NOW” as I do with the kids when the act of choosing lunchbox contents becomes too much to handle.” –Momma On The Rocks

“I savor the stillness, though too often I forget to include it in my day.” –Achieving Clarity

Writing Prompts For 08.13

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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 back to school memory.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: cheap
3. 10 things you have learned from reality tv.
4. Share something you learned in July.
5. What grade is your child going to be in? Share a memory you have of yourself at that same age.
6. Share a favorite quote (or group of quotes) that you enjoy and describe what they mean to you.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I found this book an extremely refreshing read and could relate to what she has written as I’ve personally experience majority of the things which she had mention growing up in a Chinese household.” –Dominique’s Desk

“He made, what I consider to be an impulsive decision, and he pretty much refuses to listen to my line if reasoning. I am very torn on how to handle this.” –Vodka Calling

“It’s equipped to whoop some ass if he needs to but he doesn’t go looking for a fight.” –Riley Central

“A few months ago, another blogger (not me) ended up being dragged into court and had to pay huge royalties for using a professional photographer’s copyrighted material without permission.” –The Sound Of One Hand Typing

“Because the military is full of wives from other countries, the base grocery store, called a “Commissary,” is full of unique fruits and veggies you just won’t find at your local Walmart. Dragon fruit, bread fruit, daikon radishes—strange food I have no idea what to do with.” –Choice Morsels

Writing Prompts For 08.06

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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 7 things you love about your favorite animal.
2. Write about the last thing you sent your child to their room for.
3. Write a blog post inspired by the word: impulsive.
4. Book review!
5. Create a list of some of your favorite Instagram accounts to follow.
6. Talk about a food someone convinced you to try.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I worry the about the lack of kindness in the world” –Musings And Meanderings

“I try to get out of bed and take a shower.” –The Jammie Girl

“I Wonder how long will he have to fight in this war” –Our Nutty Life

“The petty bickering escalates into an arm-waving argument and the dog hides in her crate.” –Momma On The Rocks

“I worry that time is going too fast” –A Hop Skip And A Mom

31 August Writing Prompts

31 August 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 August writing prompts, peek back in next month for a fresh September list!

31 August Writing Prompts

1. Share a back to school memory.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: cheap
3. 10 things you have learned from reality tv.
4. Share something you learned in July.
5. What grade is your child going to be in? Share a memory you have of yourself at that same age.
6. Share a favorite quote (or group of quotes) that you enjoy and describe what they mean to you.

7. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous August and write a poem or a blog post.
8. Who needs a vacation when you can spend your summer doing this…
9. List 8 things you’re looking forward to and/or list 8 things you are dreading about sending the kids back to school.
10. Write a blog post inspired by the word: deep.
11. Your childhood neighborhood.
12. List 10 things you love about the state you live in.

13. Write a blog post in exactly 12 lines.
14. Write a post where the first and last sentence contain any form of the word “creep”
15. Write a blog post from your dog’s perspective about he/she feels about your kids going back to school.
16. Find a brunch recipe on Pinterest and try it out! Was it successful?
17. Share the story behind your current Facebook and/or Twitter profile photo.
18. What is sabotaging your plan to drop 5 pounds?

19. What did not get accomplished this summer that you wish you had time for?
20. Top 10 reasons why you are glad you are done with school.
21. Write a post that begins and ends with the same sentence.
22. Write a blog post that ends with the word: leap.
23. If you had more time, what is one last summer excursion you would plan for your family?

24. 10 Lessons your child could teach you.
25. You were supposed to start a garden this summer…share the fruits of your labor.
26. Write a blog post inspired by the word: steep.
27. Book review!
28. If you had to be a school teacher, what age would you choose to teach and why?
29. Write a poem inspired by that thing that’s been on your mind lately.
30. Talk about the last thing your husband did that made you laugh.
31. Highlight 10 favorite summer moments so far.

Here’s hoping August goes by slowly! I want to hang on to Summer for as long as possible!

Writing Prompts For 07.30

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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 blog post in exactly 7 lines.
2. Write a post where the first and last sentence contain any form of the word “boss.”
3. What five images paint a perfect picture of summer to you?  Put those five images together in a piece of writing.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: sweet.
5. Fill in the blanks of this template and create your own I Am poem. (ps this is a fun activity for bored kids as well. :)
6. Your favorite summer view so far.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“He said goodbye to us all and told us he loved us. And then he left.” –Lisa’s Little Bits

“We became rescuers and added a new addition to our family.” –Our Nutty Life

“A mask for my mothering heart that is slowly cracking on the inside.” –The Miss Elaine-ous Life

“Our family is so close, the reality of not talking to one of us for months at a time is just something we are not used to.” -Vodka Calling

“Celebrating my anniversary at with what felt like a million of my closest, albeit drunken friends at the Jimmy Buffett concert.” –Momma On The Rocks