Write a story about your favorite team sport. Maybe your main character is just starting out on a new team.
Recently I got into roller derby… Where are all the badass stories about that sport? If you are a derby girl, a soccer fan, a football player… Write your story. “Be your own hero.”
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”– Mark Twain
Call upon the muses to write a poem.
Here is an example from Homer, in Book I of The Odyssey:
“Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns
driven time and again off course, once he had plundered
the hallowed heights of Troy.” (Robert Fagles translation, 1996)
Write a short story about a witch during the Salem Witch Trials and the curse that she placed on her accusers.
Write a poem using these words: Vengeance, fear, curse, myth (bonus points if you use the word wanion).
I am just about to start reading this book: to all the boys I’ve loved before by Jenny Han. Honestly I’ve been trying to read more, and books like this is perfect to get into the mood.
Today’s writing prompt comes from the future. It is 2025 and people have the option to have a camera implanted in their iris that records everything and sends it automatically to the cloud for everyone to watch.