Category: 365 Day Challenge

  • Reaching the Summit

    Reaching the Summit

    For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books I’ve finally done it. I stand at the top, looking around at the ground below me. The view from here is […]

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  • Masterpieces

    Masterpieces

    For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books Life’s Masterpieces: Sunrises Sunsets Butterflies Flowers Trees Newborn babies Rivers Waterfalls Toddlers Life Teens Adults Elderly Waves on a lake Wind […]

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  • Expanding Nouns

    Expanding Nouns

    For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books I stepped into the old house. It was dark and damp, but it was obvious the place had been once full […]

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  • Bird Thoughts

    Bird Thoughts

    For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books I am white, with black markings on my body. I have two wings, a beak, and two yellow eyes. I can […]

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  • Jesus Wept

    Jesus Wept

    For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books Nouns: Dog Cat Horse Cup Dish Duck Fence Chair Boy Leaf Verbs: Ran Slept Sat Swam Spat Jumped Stood Creaked Flipped […]

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  • Historical Juxtaposition

    Historical Juxtaposition

    For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books April 23, 1616 William Shakespeare dies April 23, 1616. A young boy is born in a small village. January 24, 1848 […]

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  • Turmeric-Yellow Taxis

    Turmeric-Yellow Taxis

    From the book: For specifics on the writing prompt, please see the book. You can purchase a copy at: Just Write One Thing Today, 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day: John Gillard, Quid: 9781435165595: Amazon.com: Books Herbs and Spices: Clove brown Nutmeg Tan Turmeric golden yellow Chili Pepper red Sumac burgundy White Pepper […]

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  • 365 Prompts- Day 27

    365 Prompts- Day 27

    From the book, “Just Write One Thing Today; 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day” by John Gillard Better When Old “Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” -Francis Bacon Write down three or four […]

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  • 365 Prompts- Day 26

    Ten-Minute Flow Write continuously for ten minutes or longer, using the title After the Chill as an initial spark.  Let your thoughts flow from one to the next without much, if any, deliberation.  Do not worry too much about spelling and grammar; the key is to stretch your writing muscles and see where your thoughts […]

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  • 365 Prompts- Day 22

    365 Prompts- Day 22

    Photo from: Paul Esson, Flickr Creative Commons: https://flic.kr/p/4yaoFj From the book, “Just Write One Thing Today; 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day” by John Gillard Character Profile Write a profile for an invented character.  This can be a paragraph, writing about what makes them tick, their back-story (perhaps they have a terrible secret or […]

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  • 365 Prompts- Day 21

    365 Prompts- Day 21

    From the book, “Just Write One Thing Today; 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day” by John Gillard Photo from: Anant Nath Sharma, Flickr, Creative Commons    https://flic.kr/p/aYhtz4 Love and Hate Write down ten words or sentences to describe, or that you associate with love and hate. Love: Caring Patient Selfishness for others Keeps no records of […]

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  • 365 Prompts- Day 20

    365 Prompts- Day 20

    From the book, “Just Write One Thing Today; 365 Creative Prompts to Inspire You Every Day” by John Gillard The Weird and the Wonderful Below are some weird and wonderful book titles. Using these as inspiration, write down three potential titles for short stories, novels, poems, or whatever it is you may want to write. […]

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