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, August 21, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Ice Bucket Challenge

Currently, the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' is all the rage on social media, where people dump a bucket of ice water on their head to raise money for ALS research, then challenge their friends to do the same.

Would you take part in the ice bucket challenge? Have you?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: End of Summer

The summer is winding down to a close. Are you looking forward to fall, or are there still items on your summer fun 'to-do' list?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tanka Tuesday: Trees

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: trees.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Party!

When was the last time you attended a party?

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Challenges

What challenges are you facing right now?

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Six Word Saturday!

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: My baby girl turns eleven today!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Oops!

Have you ever forgotten a loved one's birthday or your anniversary? Has your significant other ever forgotten?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Fear

What has scared you this week?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Summer Treats

It's summer in the northern hemisphere. What's your favorite summer treat to cool down with? Lemonade, popsicles, iced tea?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tanka Tuesday: Play

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: play.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Beautiful

What makes you feel beautiful? (Or handsome / cute / attractive, if you don't like the word beautiful?)

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: To Buy

What are you waiting to purchase right now but don't have the money for yet?

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday!

Describe your life or current situation in exactly six words.

Mine: Seems like everyone I know's birthdays!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: What is Art?

Jumping off one of the comments from Monday's post:

How do you define "art?"

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Today's Writing Prompt: Culture

How has the culture and community you grew up in influenced the adult you are today?