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.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Sunday Story: The Thrill of Discovery

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

Your main character is a scientist who has just made an incredible new breakthrough. This will change the modern world! Unfortunately, there's just one little side effect...

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Working, but knee deep in procrastination

Friday, February 5, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Time Management

Similar to yesterday's prompt, do you do anything special to manage your time?

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Money Money

Do you do anything special to nurture / manage your finances?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

One Word Wednesday: Uncover

One Word Wednesday.


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Tough Choice

Would you rather be admired and respected, or loved and supported?

Monday, February 1, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Dream House

Tell me about your dream house.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Sunday Story: The Stranger

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

Remember a stranger you have encountered in your daily life recently, someone you do not know and just passed by. Really picture them in your mind's eye. Create a background story for that stranger.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Six Word Saturday

Six Word Saturday.

Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.

Mine: Waterpark vacation to celebrate our freedom!

Friday, January 29, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Resolutions

It's almost the end of January. One month in, how are those 2016 resolutions and goals coming along?

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Performance

What was the last concert, play, or other performance you attended?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

One-Word Wednesday: Snow

One Word Wednesday.


Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Today's Writing Prompt: Best Drinks

Who makes the best drinks in your neighborhood?

(By 'drinks' I mean whatever it is you drink: cocktails, espresso, tea, soda, whatever.)

Monday, January 25, 2016

Today's Writing Prompts: Childhood Beliefs

What truth or belief did you hold as a child, that you now know is untrue?

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Sunday Story: Historical Fiction

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

Write a mini-piece of historical fiction. Your characters are a family and the setting is the Great War and Great Depression (early 20th century.)