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.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Christmas decorating, good friends, and romance.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Black Friday

Will you be out shopping today?

What's the one most-have you are planning to buy this year?

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Thankful for you

Happy Thanksgiving, American readers!

Describe one person you are very thankful to have in your life.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

One Word Wednesday: Invite

One Word Wednesday.


Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Angry

What makes you angry?

Monday, November 23, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Core Personality

Think about yourself as a child. What personality traits that you have now were already apparent as a child?

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sunday Story: the Secret

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

Your protagonist is about to get married to the love of his/her life. While celebrating with the fiancee's parents, they discover a terrible secret about the family they are about to marry into.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: I keep forgetting! Need more coffee.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Field Trip

Both my kids have field trips this week.

What's the coolest place you ever went when you were in school?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Bad Movie

Stolen from a Twitter thread.

Describe your favorite movie in as horrible a way as possible.

So for example: [The Wizard of Oz] A young girl takes advantage of a storm to cover up a murder. She wanders through town making false promises to strangers and yelling insults at the town leader, before stealing the only form of transportation to go into hiding with her family.

You can tell us the title of the film or make us guess!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

One Word Wednesday: Seen

One Word Wednesday.


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Holiday Cards

We're getting into the holiday greeting card season.

If you could only send one card this year, who would you send it to?

Monday, November 16, 2015

Today's Writing Prompt: Debt

Do you owe a debt (financial or karmic) to any other person?

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Sunday Story: IRL

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

Write a scene wherein two people who have fallen in love on the internet meet face to face for the first time.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Cleaning, relaxing, and a tea party.