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.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Halloween Candy

In honor of Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, today tell me about your favorite candy!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Whoops

Have you ever made a really public mistake?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

One Word Wednesday: Dark

One Word Wednesday: Go wherever the prompt takes you.


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Messy

What level of messiness is acceptable for you to live with? Do you prefer your home to have that 'lived-in' look, are you buried under piles of clutter, or is it so sterilized you could eat off the floors?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Old Friends

Describe an old friend that you are not in contact with any more.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sunday Story:

Write a short (very short!) horror story where your villain is a twin or set of twins.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: One more week down. Halloween's next!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Laughter

List as many things as you can that make you laugh.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Alone

What's an activity that you prefer to do all by yourself?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

One Word Wednesday: Shoes

Yeah, I'm playing around with some different kinds of weekly prompts.

That's your prompt for today.


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Only You Know

What is something that only you know?

Monday, October 20, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Voting

We're getting into voting season, judging by the umber of fliers and door knockers showing up on my porch.

Why do you think it is that some people don't vote?

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sunday Story: the Voice

There you are, walking down the street, minding your own business, when you clearly hear a voice yell, "Help! Let me out of here!"

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Six Word Saturday!

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Work and play, a busy weekend!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Success!

What's one success you've had this past week?