Today’s Writer’s Prompt: Your Dream Home
My husband and I recently purchased a home, and we love it!
There are so many elements of our home that I have always wanted. It is truly a sanctuary for me. It is even difficult for me to find vacations as satisfying as being at home.
For today’s writing prompt, write the listing for your dream home. Pretend you are searching for your dream home and you are writing the listing that will sell you on it. Go into detail. Describe the landscaping, the architecture, and all the features you have dreamed of.
This week’s writing prompt: Your ancestors
Have you taken those personal genetic tests? Were you surprised by the results? Did your results confirm what you already knew?
For today’s writing prompt, write about your results. Paint a picture of the people and circumstances that were instrumental in your existence.
Today’s writing prompt: What does real love look like?
As I mentioned in my previous post, I have had so much time to self-reflect. I have also recently remarried.
Over the past year, I have learned what and who is truly important to me. I feel now know what real love feels like.
For today’s writing prompt, write what real love means to you. It does not have to be romantic love or love of another person. Write about what it means to really love anything.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Road Trip!
I really don’t have any memorable road trips that were taken just for the reason of having a road trip. My trips usually have a specific purpose like a visit or to attend an event. I have always wanted to just jump in the car to no particular destination. I would love to take a few weeks of just traveling to see the country.
For today’s writing prompt, write about an epic road trip. Get very detailed. Who will go with you? What will pack? What vehicle will you drive? For how long will you be traveling?
Have fun with it. Maybe it will inspire you to make it a reality.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Collaborate!
Today’s writing prompt came to me this morning as I was taking my son to school. My son shares my love of reading and writing. He is presently working on a story and he asked for my input. While we were talking, we both mentioned how we wanted to write a horror story. I suggested a collaboration. He was so excited and so was I! I think this would be a great bonding experience.
You may not have a child or someone close who shares your passion for writing, but check just in case. Consider a collaboration with a friend or family member. It could be a fan fiction or just something for fun that no one else will see.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Use your phone.
I am constantly commenting on how much we are tied to our phones both literally and figuratively. I work in higher education, and I remember when I was a student sitting outside on campus on a nice day with a book and seeing other students doing the same. Now everyone is on their phones. I must admit that I spend a great deal of time on my phone as well. So for this writing prompt, we will put our phones to use.
For this writing prompt, take a picture or text from your phone and write a story about it. Make up an entirely different situation or expand on it.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Your Most Embarrassing Moment
Do you recall a time when you were so embarrassed you thought you would never recover from it? Write about it. Describe what happened, the reactions you noticed, and how you felt. You can even write about how you would have liked to prevent it or rectify the embarrassment.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Best Day Ever!
What was your best day ever? What would that look like to you? For today’s writing prompt write about the best day you have ever had, or write about what the best day would be like for you.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write about the arts
I few years ago I took a class titled Writing About the Arts. I loved this class because it was taught by one of my favorite professors. In addition to writing about the arts, we attended concerts, visited museums, and plays. It was a wonder class and I learned a lot about how to paint a picture with words.
For this week’s prompt, write about a piece of artwork, a concert, or a performance.
I love words. I love obscure, barely-used words. I love using them in random situations. Have you ever heard a word that you have been dying to use, but you never find the opportunity to use it? Now is your chance. Write something based on that word. Let it spark your creativity or explain why you love it.