How it works

Who's got the time to journal daily? You do.

1. Read the daily writing prompt.
2. Push "Play" on the timer on the right side of the screen.
3. Spend 60 seconds or less writing a response to the daily prompt.

You may respond in the "Comments" section of each post, if your response is family-friendly. Or you can write in your own journal or blog. If you respond in a public blog post, post the link in the comments and share it with us. Also feel free to use the "Comments" section for informal discussion about the responses that are posted.

Today, take a minute to write!

Questions? Check out this link for The One-Minute Writer Q&A, including comment guidelines and copyright information.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: First Love

How old were you when you had your first love relationship?

Monday, January 26, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Clown for a Crowd

What's the goofiest thing you've ever done in front of a crowd?

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday Story: TSA

Sunday Story

"As a TSA agent, I've seen people try to get away with a lot of weird things. But nothing can beat that one time..."

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Daughter's 9th birthday: Chocolate slumber party!

Friday, January 23, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Embarrassing

What is the most embarrassing thing that ever happened to you (that you feel like posting about on a public website, obv.)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Cheating

Are there any circumstances under which you consider it acceptable to cheat on your partner?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

One Word Wednesday: Time

One Word Wednesday


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Sing

What was the last song you sang out loud?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Lust

If you had the ability to make anyone you wanted instantly become physically attracted to you, how would you use this power?

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sunday Story: Letter from the Grave

Sunday Story: This (slightly) longer scene can take more than a minute, if needed.

First of all, you're dead. I'm sorry.

However you somehow have the ability to write one letter to someone still living. A loved one, an enemy, a powerful political figure - the choice is yours. You're guaranteed he or she will read it.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: I think the kids have pertussis....

Friday, January 16, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Games

What kinds of games do you like to play, either in real life or on the computer?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Five Words to Ruin a Date

I've had a good belly laugh lately reading through the #FiveWordsToRuinADate hashtag on Twitter. The premise is basically to come up with the worst set of five words you can possibly hear on a date. I think my favorites so far are "You are sister wife material" and "I'm not allowed near zoos."

So, give me your best Five Words to Ruin a Date!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

One Word Wednesday: Clean

One Word Wednesday:


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Touch

Describe the most recent time you physically touched another human being.