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

Writing Prompts For 07.23

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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. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous July and write a poem or a blog post.
2. Describe a memorable camping trip.
3. Ask your child what their favorite part of Summer has been and then write about it.
4. Write a blog post inspired by the word: last.
5.Photographs can turn a house into a home. Share a photograph that is not on your wall, but should be…if you weren’t so lazy about actually putting it there.
6. List your top 6 favorite summer moments so far.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“Because here’s the thing that most American-born citizens of this country don’t know, and I don’t fault them for it because some people are luckier than others, but what we have here that is more real than anywhere else in the world is the opportunity to rise.” -It’s Gonna Be Okay, Love

“She loved reading and I want to share that love with others. Sometime this year, with the help of my awesome husband, I plan to create a Little Free Library.” -Betsy’s Random Assortment of Thoughts

“As we were questioning choices about life work, Robert was walking to Starbucks questioning his motives.” -Musings And Meanderings

“And even though it doesn’t work like it should or feel like it should, I’m thankful for this body.” -Something Something

“There are dozens of videos and other accounts of these… these… outright attacks. On friendly bicyclists!” -AbbyNormal

Writing Prompts For 07.16

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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. Write a blog post inspired by the word: coffee
2. Tell about the worst sunburn you ever received. How did that happen?
3. Share something you learned in June.
4.  We just celebrated America’s Independence. List 7 things you appreciate most about your freedom.
5. It’s hot, the kids are home and crazy, our pets are panting, the days are long…share your number one Summer Survival Tip.

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“It also meant going at Spence’s bakery with a whole dollar to spend on penny candy, which they’d put in a tiny paper bag so you KNEW you got a lot” -Momma On The Rocks

“The day dawned as one of those temperate, lovely summer days….and this area of the city was absolutely enchanting.” -My Memory Art

“As I wiped around the lip of the glass, the glass cracked and sliced into the middle finger of my right hand.” -AbbyNormal

” An hour and a half of traipsing around the Ashdown Forest with a llama in tow? Why not!” -Doing A Thing

“The challenge doesn’t just come in the mystery trigger, but also in the shopping, planning, preparing, and cooking of meals.” -Raw Christian

31 July Writing Prompts

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

31 July Writing Prompts

1. Happy 4th of July! Share how your family celebrates the fourth!
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: coffee
3. Tell about the worst sunburn you ever received. How did that happen?
4. Share something you learned in June.
5.  We just celebrated America’s Independence. List 7 things you appreciate most about your freedom.
6. It’s hot, the kids are home and crazy, our pets are panting, the days are long…share your number one Summer Survival Tip.

7. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous July and write a poem or a blog post.
8. Describe a memorable camping trip.
9. Ask your child what their favorite part of Summer has been and then write about it.
10. Write a blog post inspired by the word: last.
11.Photographs can turn a house into a home. Share a photograph that is not on your wall, but should be…if you weren’t so lazy about actually putting it there.
12. List your top 6 favorite summer moments so far.

13. Write a blog post in exactly 7 lines.
14. Write a post where the first and last sentence contain any form of the word “boss.”
15. What five images paint a perfect picture of summer to you?  Put those five images together in a piece of writing.
16. Write a blog post inspired by the word: sweet.
17. 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. :)
18. Your favorite summer view so far.

19.  If you could have any super mom power, what would it be?
20. List 9 things you’d rather be doing today.
21. Talk about something you were allowed to do as a child that you will not allow your child to do.
22. Write a blog post the ends with the word: fire.
23. Your dream summer vacation.

24. List 7 things you love about your favorite animal.
25. Write about the last thing you sent your child to their room for.
26. Write a blog post inspired by the word: impulsive.
27. Book review!
28. Share a memorable dream.
29. Show us how you’re “killing it” as a mom. (inspired by Elite Daily)
30. Create a list of some of your favorite Instagram accounts to follow.
31. Talk about a food someone convinced you to try.

Stay cool! (That was a pun) And happy July!

Writing Prompts For 07.09

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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. List 7 things you’d rather be doing this summer.
2. Write a blog post inspired by the word: challenge.
3. Book review!
4.  How is Summer Vacation different for your kids than it was for you growing up?
5. Take us somewhere local spot in your city and show us what we’re missing…you’ll be saving us thousands of dollars now that we won’t need to take that trip!

Some Favorite Entries From Last Week:

“I’m rarely ever calm but I’m always searching for it.” -Something Something

“When clothes no longer fit my kids it is because they grew taller. Not wider.” -Professional Motherhood

“Then one day, quite against her urging, he brought home a new puppy.” -The (Not Always) Lazy W

“It’s an easy sippin’ drink and while I like it with sparking lime water and a squeeze of lime, it’s also yummy with lemon” -Mommy Of A Monster