December gets a little crazy around here. For me December means writing papers and spending time with family. But, I like to spend a little time writing. This is my list of writing prompts for December. It just takes a few minutes of the day and I feel more attuned to myself. If you want to join me, comment below.
- Baby it’s cold outside
- December adventures (that you want to have)
- Describe the smell of December
- The perfect gift for a loved one
- Describe snow
- The taste of hot chocolate
- Write an adult Christmas story
- Favorite holiday song
- Do you believe in Santa?
- What does this season mean to you?
- Best holiday movies?
- Your first tree
- 12 days of Christmas
- Winter clothes
- How can you spread joy?
- The best gift you’ve given
- How do you decorate for the holidays?
- Holiday favorites
- Favorite Christmas morning
- Make a list and check it twice
- Best memory of Christmas
- Christmas cards unsent
- Christmas through someone else’s eyes
- Holiday traditions
- Favorite winter activities
- Thank you notes
- Things you want to change
- Best things that happened this year
- Next year
January is fast approaching, 2017 is almost here. So with the new year, comes a new plan.
Who here enjoys the writing prompts? Do they add value to your life? I want to keep posting them, but I am afraid that not enough people see them.
So if you want them to continue next year, comment below and let me know.
Today is my birthday. I turn 28. And to celebrate, I will be writing in my journal the 29 things I want to do in the next year. I just don’t know what they are yet.
In the meantime – here is my list of journal prompts for April.
- Play a joke on yourself
- Go outside and describe the feel of the air
- What types of books do you most enjoy?
- How do you find magic in the everyday?
- List 10 events from your childhood
- Describe a wild fantasy
- The reason I write is…
- What makes you authentic?
- Who is your favorite poet?
- What constitutes an adventure?
- Write a letter to someone famous
- Start a dream journal
- What do you most like about Spring?
- Confession time–what is your deepest secret?
- Write your writing goals
- What risks can you take in your daily life?
- Go outside and people watch
- What is your most embarrassing moment?
- Write a one sentence love story
- Write a dictionary poem (words randomly chosen from the dictionary)
- Write 20 questions you’d like to know and answer them
- What if…
- What could you write about all day?
- What scares you?
- What inspires you?
- What makes you feel fresh and new?
- How does time influence you?
- List the beauty that you see
- How does someone surprise you?
- Ask your writer’s block questions
March is upon us. Let’s start it off right with daily writing prompts to get us writing in our journals.
- Write a letter to your inner writer.
- What makes you strong?
- What makes you happy?
- Allow yourself to be honest and vulnerable – write from that space.
- Describe your ideal life.
- What are your passions?
- Write for 10 minutes before you go to sleep about your day.
- Describe your life as if you were a character in a play.
- What makes you human?
- What was the most important moment of your life? Has it even happened yet?
- Who has shaped you as a person or a writer?
- Create a journal writing contract.
- Write your own bucket list.
- Write a dream sequence.
- What have you done this year to move closer to your goals?
- What have you done this month to be a better writer?
- Be green with envy and list what you want in your life.
- Be extra modest today and list what you can live without.
- What rule do you most want to break?
- Write about a new beginning.
- Write the life of a cat.
- What was the last book you read?
- Give advice to your 20 year old self.
- Give advice to yourself in 20 years.
- What makes you feel small?
- Find joy in the day.
- How do you find balance in your life?
- Take possession of yourself and your sexuality. Write what that means for you.
- Chart the future.
- What are you looking forward to?
- What are you doing next month that will bring you closer to your goals?
This month, get our your journal and start writing!
- Who pushes you to be a better person?
- Describe your favorite season.
- What is your favorite meal?
- Who do you miss most in your life?
- How do you show love to others?
- How do you express self love?
- Write a love poem to your pet (or house plant).
- What could you do today to live more enthusiastically?
- Do you love with reckless abandon?
- How do you pamper yourself?
- Does love last forever?
- Describe love to someone who has never experienced it before.
- Write a love letter.
- Write a note to your valentine.
- What projects are you working on now?
- Let yourself find value in the everyday- write about something you rarely notice.
- How have you grown as a better writer/person?
- How can you become a better writer?
- Is there something that you want to do, but have been too afraid to try?
- What is your favorite way to spend the weekend?
- What troubles or delights you?
- Who do you love?
- 50 things you love.
- What do you need in order to write?
- What would be interesting to write about?
- What are you proud of?
- Who are you right now?
- 28 wishes.
- Start the habit of morning pages. Write three pages first thing in the morning when you wake up. Bonus points if it’s before your coffee.
For fifteen minutes, just write. Put your pen on a piece of paper and just write. Don’t think too much- there is no need for punctuation or correct spelling. Just write without stopping for the next fifteen minutes. Starting… now.
Write a love poem to your Chipotle burrito. Share your poem in the comments below.
Write your own eulogy. What do you want people to say about you when you are gone. Write for fifteen minutes. Feel free to post your eulogy in the comments below.
What is your idea of a disastrous date? Write a short story from the perspective of a woman who has been on one too many dates that never seem to end well.
Write for at least fifteen minutes. Feel free to post your results in the comments below.
Spend five to ten minutes doodling in a notebook. After you are finished write a story about one of your doodles.
Write for fifteen minutes. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment below.