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.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Cooking

What was the last thing you cooked?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Environmentalism

Do you take any steps to protect your environment, such as recycling, helping wildlife, or planting local plants?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tanka Tuesday: Change

It's time for the next installment of Tanka Tuesday!

Tanka is a form of poetry similar to haiku. It's short, and the lines don't need to rhyme. The just must have a set number of syllables: 5/7/5/7/7.


For more about tanka, see the original post here.

Today's tanka prompt is change.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Fancy

When was the last time you dressed up / got into formal wear?

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Weekend

What does an ideal weekend morning look like to you?

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Six Word Saturday!

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Book club at the tea shop :) (smileys don't count as words, right?)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Weirdo

Who's the weirdest person - family member, roommate - you ever lived with?

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Caught Dead

What item would you simply not be caught dead owning, wearing, or using?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: License Plate

If you had a personalized license plate, what would it say?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tanka Tuesday: Flood

It's time for the next installment of Tanka Tuesday!

Tanka is a form of poetry similar to haiku. It's short, and the lines don't need to rhyme. The just must have a set number of syllables: 5/7/5/7/7.


For more about tanka, see the original post here.

Today's tanka prompt is: flood.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Impulse Buy

Write about a time you made an impulse purchase.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Amusement Parks

Did you have a favorite amusement park that you liked to visit as a child?

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Six Word Saturday!

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Summertime and the living is easy.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Phobias

What's worse:

Spiders, snakes, or rats?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Betrayal

Have you ever been betrayed by a loved one?