June Writing Prompts

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I can hardly believe it’s already June, where does the time go?  This month I decided to get *my girls involved once again, and so many of these are ideas are taken from the minds of an 8 yr old and a 16 yr old.  They always come up with some great prompts, and so I’m glad I asked them for their help.

If you’re new to the idea of writing with the help of prompts, 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.

As always, I will be writing and posting over on my other blog, which can be found here. So please come visit me if you get a chance!  😉

Have a great month of writing everyone!  ~M xo

  1. A sprinkle of balderdash
  2. Callipygian curves
  3. Hornswoggling hellos
  4. Sour drop dreams
  5. Tissue paper troubles
  6. Malicious metaphors
  7. Lackadaisical lollygagging
  8. Cotton ball caricatures
  9. Beyond the ballyhoo
  10. And then we all fizzled
  11. Ethereal evolutions
  12. Memoirs and milestones
  13. Laughing like a lyrical lush
  14. Pirouetting penguins
  15. Torturous turnips
  16. Whistling whirligigs
  17. Sylvia’s secrets
  18. Penciled in blue
  19. In cahoots with chaos
  20. Ghastly goobers
  21. Dazzling doohickeys
  22. Code R A I N B O W
  23. Bottoms down
  24. Absquatulating aliens
  25. Carnelian and carbuncle
  26. Remember the magic
  27. Spastically spiffy
  28. A river of fortitude
  29. Bodacious barnacles
  30. Cockamamie conclusions

*Special thanks to Brianna and Autumn Cook for all of your wonderful ideas.


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#MidnightMadness – 5/7/2018

Every morning my girls and I come up with a new writing prompt, and then we proceed to write together for 10 minutes.  Brianna is my 16 yr old and Autumn is my 9 yr old.  Here’s our conversation from a few days ago…

Me – “How about we do the prompt, Aspirations of Autumn?”

Brianna – “Mom… that’s so one dimensional since we already know exactly what Autumn will do when she grows up.”

Me – “🙄😳🤐”

March Writing Prompts

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Well here we are again, and I think you’re all gonna like this month.  I thought we’d go with a very whimsical theme this time around.  So, if you’re like me, and love to be silly and unpredictable, then I think these prompts will be just what you need.  I’m reposting the writing instructions below, for those of you who have never done this before.  I think you’ll find that this is a really fun way to incorporate writing prompts into your everyday life.  Enjoy!

 

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.  Happy writing everyone!  ~M xo

 

1. Fizzy whizzys’
2. Galloping gadzooks
3. Purple nurples
4. Fidgety Fiona
5. Creaky cranks
6. Hobbity bobbity
7. Silly assumptions
8. Punch-drunk
9. A tisket for a tasket
10. Powdered blue
11. Billowy breezes
12. Jelly jars
13. Pouty and plump
14. Bootle beetles
15. Stitches of glitches
16. Guzzling Gary
17. Mounds of mush
18. Pink poodles
19. Antsy pantsy
20. Ruby red
21. Fiddlesticks
22. Sniffles and snuffles
23. Nonsensical hodgepodge
24. Dribbles of delight
25. A twinge of fate
26. Mission to Mars
27. Hanky panky
28. Spelunking
29. Moaning Myrtle
30. Hurry scurry
31. Jamba juice


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#MidnightMadness – 10/1/2017

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I’m craving a hot drink right now and once and awhile I crave a stiff drink, and when a woman says something like this, you have to kind of wonder what she means by that.  😉

Sorry… it’s midnight.  I get silly this time of night.  Lol…


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MidnightMadness – 9/19/2017

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I have no idea how we got on the subject of hair, but as we were all sitting around the dinner table, my sixteen-year-old daughter Brianna ran her hand through her hair and said, “Look, mom, my hair is as soft as butter.”  I gave her a nod of agreement but then nearly spit out my food as my nine-year-old daughter Autumn replied, “Well, that’s just because your hair is so greasy!”  Brianna and I both nearly peed our pants after hearing that one.  We must have all laughed for at least ten minutes.  Oh, the things that girl says!   😉

 

#MidnightMadness – 5/26/2017

The other day I told my daughter (15) that all of the forks were being washed in the dishwasher and so she’d have to use a spoon to eat her meal.  I had a serving spoon on the counter for her to dish up her meal with, and I figured she’d grab a normal size spoon out of the silverware drawer to eat with.

When I came back a little while later, I found her eating her salad with this…

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Yes!  That’s the serving spoon!  I took one look at her and said, “Why aren’t you using a regular sized spoon to eat with?”  She looked at me with wide confused eyes and then began to laugh so hard she could barely talk…  She said, “Oh mom, I thought you meant all the silverware was in the dishwasher and I had to eat with the serving spoon!”

Anyway, it was really funny, and she’s such a petite little person.  So to see her trying to eat with this huge serving spoon made us both laugh.

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And look at the difference in size!  Lol… 😉

#MidnightMadness – 4/3/2017

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Been feeling like something is off with my bladder.  I have a very sensitive one, and caffeine, spicy, or citrus type foods, can sometimes cause me to feel awful.

So this morning, after a few days of discomfort, I told my husband I still wasn’t feeling well.  In his joking way, he said, “You gonna go see your, what ya call him?  Poopiologist?”

I raised an eyebrow and said, “You mean my Urologist?”   Shaking my head and rolling my eyes at him, he says, “Oh yeah, that’s the one!”

Not to embarrass him, but I often wonder where he comes up with these things.  He knew it wasn’t the right word, but where Poopiologist came from, I have no idea!  Lol…

And besides that, it’s not the pooping I’m having a problem with!  At least we both had a good laugh over it.


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#MidnightMadness – 4/1/2017

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*Sorry, I know the Super Bowl has passed, but there’s gotta be at least some sort of game on the tube to keep you happily occupied this weekend; if in fact, you’re having this done.  I don’t see an expiration date on this, so sounds like it’s still a valid coupon; and with free pizza and a bag of frozen peas, you can’t possibly go wrong!  Have a lovely weekend boys!  Lol…  😉


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(And if you didn’t find the picture funny, just look at where I found it!  Lol…)