Writing Prompts and Resources

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Writing prompts. Where do they come from? I once read a tweet by Benjamin Dreyer who I defer to in almost all matters of grammar and copyediting, but there are two things I disagree with: 1. an historic is correct, and 2. He is incorrect when he says that not everything is a writing prompt.…

Fall Writing Prompts

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My fall semester writing group has started up again. Our umbrella theme this season is somewhat random, taken from the pages of The Sun magazine. We’re being encouraged to submit a work to their Readers Write section and our prompts are being taken from theirs, both current and in past issues. Our class is sis…

Prompts

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Squash, gourd, and/or pumpkin (40/14) Hot Water (41/14) What have you discovered about yourself that surprised you? (42/14) Write about something you find sacred – like a personal talisman or inspirational item (43/14) If you could wear a mask or disguise yourself, who (or what) would you be? (44/14) What is the best thing you do for yourself? (45/14) Prompt:…