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:…

Writing Memoir: All About the How (Link)

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It’s that time of year for me again – the twice yearly, six week memoir writing workshop returns to my local library. If you’re interested in past prompts, just go to the left sidebar of this page and search the word, prompts, and write away. Instead of sharing twelve weeks of our prompts with you, I…

Mental Health Monday – Keeping a Journal

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Living with mental illness or mental health issues or as I like to refer to it, recovery lends itself to keeping a journal. You don’t need to be a “real” writer to keep a journal. My kids all keep notebooks of some kind, and I’ve kept travel journals for trips and retreat/spiritual journals. I’m about…