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, October 6, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Local Beauty

What is the most beautiful spot in your neighborhood? Describe it.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Strengths

What are your biggest strengths?

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Sunday Story: Puns

Write a piece of flash fiction today. The one-minute timer does not apply.

For today's prompt, write a scene based around a pun. For example, 'bear bones' would be a story about a bear skeleton, or 'seal of approval' could be a story about a marine mammal inspector. You can choose whether to tell us the pun or make us guess.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Aw man, I got sick and forgot to post this last night, sorry!!

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Doing Oktoberfest at the Renaissance Fair

Friday, October 2, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Turning Point

Write about a turning point in your life.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Jack-O'-Lantern

Holy Buckets, it's October already! We woke up to frost this morning and snow is around the corner.

If you had to carve a jack-o-lantern to represent your current situation or mood, what would it look like?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

One Word Wednesday: Numb

One Word Wednesday.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Lucky

Are you generally lucky or unlucky?

Monday, September 28, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Car Containment

Cars seem to collect junk somehow. If you have a car, what stuff is in it right now?

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sunday Story: Undercover

Write a short piece of flash fiction. The one minute timer does not apply.

Write a scene where an undercover agent is infiltrating a terrorist / mafia / ?? group

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Time with different friends and books!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Dream Job

If you could get paid for doing absolutely any activity at all, what would you choose as your new career?

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Google

What is the last item in your search history?

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

One Word Wednesday: Style

One Word Wednesday.


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Promises

What was the last promise you broke?