May Writing Prompts


Phew!  I almost forgot to get these done!  Lol… Guess I’m gonna start needing more reminders in my old age.  😉  Thank you Dorinda Duclos for reminding me this month.  ❤️

And if you’re new to the prompt scene, here’s what I like to do with them…

To begin, settle into your favorite place in the house with a hot drink to warm your waking bones.  Once you’ve warmed up a bit; grab your journal, a trusty pen, and a timer.  Then, set your timer for ten minutes and begin writing about one of the prompts listed below.  Don’t worry about spelling, punctuation, neatness, or anything like that; just write!  Write about anything and everything that comes to your mind, and don’t stop until the ten minutes are up.

I often find myself writing short stories or poems during those ten minutes, but you can write about anything you like.  And don’t be alarmed if what you’ve written doesn’t quite make sense.  The whole idea behind doing this exercise is to get your mind ready and working so that you can begin your day.  Just think of it as exercise for your brain, and once you’ve done your ten minutes of writing, you’ll feel more prepared to tackle the rest of your day.

Have a great month of writing everyone!  ~M xo

1. The in-between
2. Senseless sacrifices
3. Liquid love
4. Time binging
5. Morphing into magma
6. Crystal clear consolations
7. Popsicle periscopes
8. Saturated pleasantries
9. Cylindrical circumstances
10. The pendulum of posterity
11. Witchy warts
12. The spotted speck
13. Glass houses
14. Cloudy dimensions
15. Rinky dinky
16. Fight or flight
17. Bavarian cream dreams
18. Forgotten ruins
19. Bottled bliss
20. Leathery lies
21. Artichokes and anchovies
22. The night of nin
23. Window of warning
24. Pastel perspectives
25. Frilly frocks
26. The century of certainty
27. Hobnobbed
28. Hickory and dickory
29. Candy curtsies
30. Velvety violets
31. Anchored avenues

*Also, if you’re not sure how to create a pingback for your post, just copy this link into your post and I’ll get a notification from you.  Thanks!  ~M xo


226 thoughts on “May Writing Prompts

  1. my my my, Mr MECH might have some fun here, though with the Cracked Kindle Fire might have to scratch him some writings old style with papers hmmmm, move in to the library? Write shorter and use phone aha! there is a way, Thanks for keeping it going, wasnt’ sure if you were with school, or summer, or life, 😛

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    1. Oh no! Moving into the library sounds like it could prove interesting. Lol… I plan to keep them going through the remainder of this year at least. Then I’m not sure what I’ll do. Lol… 😉

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    1. I just reread them myself, trying to imagine putting them into one long poem. I honestly have no idea how you’ll ever do it. But so far you have, so it’ll be interesting to see what you do with them. I’m feeling motivated today, but not nearly enough to try it. Lol… 😉

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