Writing Prompts

May 2018

  • “I didn’t know that people still had DVD players in their homes.”
  • “How come mom likes you best.”
  • The trees seemed to engulf Mary the further she progressed into the forest.
  • As usual, the modular furniture Devon ordered was missing a piece.
  • The year was 2251 and Zero was finally recognized as the first space cadet.
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March 2018

  • “Dexter thought he was alone until he heard the sound of footsteps approaching from behind him.”
  • “Ike and Tina were astonished at the sight of the small village. It appeared to be two hundred years out of date.”
  • “You have been invited to participate in a survey; your participation is confidential.”
  • Satisfaction guaranteed.
  • “Mindy was not prepared for the response she got from the reward she posted.”

February 2018

  • “Of all the places we could have gone to for an intimate drink, Quniten chose the seediest dive bar in the most questionable neighborhood.”
  • Despair breeds desperation. Desperation breeds contempt. Contempt breeds insidious action.
  • “Why are TV ratings based on 18 to 49 year-olds?”
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January 2018

  • “If there’s any justice in the universe, I sure as hell don’t see it.”
  • “Did you ever notice in the movies and TV no matter how loud the music is playing at a party the doorbell can always be heard?”
  • Bigotry is the folly of the ignorant and intolerant.
  • “Didn’t I tell you not to let him get to you?”
  • Despite everything she packed, Becky couldn’t shake the feeling that she had forgotten something important.


  • Despite Jeff’s best efforts, it seemed the drone had other ideas.
  • Don’t put that there; you don’t know where it’s been.
  • I swear I will do it if you touch me one more time.
  • The awakening sun slowly rose above the slumbering hills.
  • Linus did care what the others thought. He did believe in the Golden Rule.
  • The last of your progeny has moved out of the house. In the midst of the quiet, the house begins to speak to you.
  • Imagine seeing the face of God and discovering it doesn’t look anything like what you expected.
  • “Despite packing everything she felt she would need, Becky couldn’t shake the feeling that she had forgotten something important.”
  • “The Mars expedition couldn’t locate any signs of life because they were looking in the wrong dimension.”
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  • All men are created equal and should be allowed to discover their God-given talents and develop them to their fullest.
  • Writing is part prayer, perspiration, persistence, persuasion, perseverance.
  • “What the hell were you thinking when you said she looked pregnant?”