Friday, December 21, 2012


Faithful Readers!

I hope you have enjoyed the writing prompts and have felt somewhat inspired to continue to write/begin to write/. I am headed off into the woods of blog sabbatical for a week or so to prepare for the New Year. I look forward to inspiring you more! See you on the other side of 2012,

In Gratitude,

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Write. Right? Write! 12/19/12

Word of the DayPrecipitation

Color of the Day: Carnal Orange

Writing Prompt

* Find a room/place you enjoy sitting in. Write down your observations with new eyes as if you've never seen it before. Pay close attention to how you FEEL when you are writing down what you see. 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012


Write. Right? Write! 12/18/12

Word of the Day: Alive

Color of the Day: New Chapter Crimson

Writing Prompt

* Write a Haibun based on any experience you've had that impacted you greatly or changed your life.  Shoot for no longer than half a page.

Monday, December 17, 2012


Write. Right? Write! 12/17/12

Word of the Day: Lucid

Color of the Day: Fire Alarm Green

Writing Prompt

* Little Red Riding Hood meets her long lost twin sister. What is the story behind this twin sister? Are they anything alike? Where do they meet? Set this writing prompt up in one of three time periods:

1. Fairy tale time period :)
2. 50's
3. 70's 


Write. Right? Write! 12/16/12

Word of the Day: Yawd

Color of the Day: Linear Peach

Writing Prompt

* Write the opening scene of a novel. 1-2 pages. The opening scene must include:

1. The quote: " Do you really have to say it that way?"
2. One time reference
3. A short dialog
4. A sentence or two of back-story.


Write. Right? Write! 12/15/12

Word of the Day:Motion

Color of the Day: Hopeful Black

Writing Prompt

* You've just designed a time machine. Where will you travel? What will you do there? Who will you bring back/forward?

Friday, December 14, 2012

Write. Right? Write! 12/14/12

Word of the Day:Mourn 

Color of the Day

Writing Prompt

* Write a letter to your heart. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Write. Right? Write! 12/12-12/13

Word of the Day: Anticipation

Color of the Day: Egg Plant Purple

Writing Prompt

* Create Your Perfect World!

What does it look like, taste like, smell like, feel like, politic like...? Is there a governmental institution? What kind of foods exist there? Spare no details. Include a day to day schedule for those who inhabit your perfect world. 

Monday, December 10, 2012

Write. Right? Write! 12/11

Word of the Day: Liberty

Color of the Day: Hostage Beige

Writing Prompt

*Write a 16 lined poem in the following format:

__________________________________________ color
__________________________________________time reference



scientific name_______________________________

_____________________________________item of clothing
Write. Right? Write! 12/10

Word of the Day: Argopelter  

Color of the Day: Sunrise Teal

Writing Prompt

Create the perfect internal atmosphere. Use as many details as possible. 500 word max.

Write. Right? Write! 12/9

Word of the Day: Microorganism 

Color of the Day: Gingerbread Brown

Writing Prompt

You win the lottery in the amount of one million dollars. The government states you must keep half and use the other half to support any writing project of your own. What will your project entail? Details. Details. Details.
Write. Right? Write! 12/8

Word of the Day: Licorice 

Color of the Day: Egg Shell White

Writing Prompt 

Make a list of all things Blue/all things that resonate the "feeling" of blue to you.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Write. Right? Write! 12/7

Word of the Day: Immaculate

Color of the Day: Conservative Orange

Writing Prompt (Chose one)

*Write a lengthy recipe for heartbreak. Use measurements. 
*Write a lengthy recipe for joy. Use measurements.

Write. Right? Write! 12/6

Word of the Day: Laundry

Color of the Day: Clean Green

Writing Prompt

*Create a card line. Give it a name. Decide who your audience is. Describe the visual aspects of the card. 

*Write the text for two cards using the situations below:

1. Your best friend left her clothes at the laundromat by accident and her entire wardrobe including underwear, tights and socks was stolen.

2. Your niece got her first period.

Write. Right? Write! 12/5

Word of the Day: Grumble

Color of the Day: Exhale Pink

Writing Prompt

*You receive a package in the mail addressed to you. The sender has listed an address in Ireland. You are unfamiliar with the senders name.

1. List what's in the package. 
2. Be as vivid as possible.
3. After you've inspected the package, explain why you think it may have been delivered to you. 

Write. Right? Write! 12/4

Word of the Day: Mutable

Color of the Day: Taxonomy Yellow

Writing Prompt

*Write a letter from your 7 year old self to your NOW self. Be sure to incorporate questions. I encourage you to write it instead of typing it...but either one means you are writing! :) Right? Write.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Two for one Monday

Write. Right? Write! 12/3

Word of the Day: Mercurial

Color of the Day: Hopscotch White

Writing Prompt

*Make a list of 10 words that impact you emotionally (good or bad) when you hear them/read them or think them. Pay close attention to which words you are hesitant to write. 

*Write a free write in response to this statement:
"In my past life I must have been a church window pane."

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Write. Right? Write! 12/2

Word of the Day: Sandalwood

Color of the Day: Peppermint Red

Writing Prompt

* Nina Simone invites you to dinner. Where will you go? What do you chat about? What does she wear? What do you wear? Does anyone else come along? What is her biggest fear? What do you confess?

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Today is the Day


Welcome to the first installment of writing prompts and exercises leading up to the New Year!

Write. Right? Write! 12/1

Word of the Day: Privation

Color of the Day: Brokenhearted Purple

Writing Prompt
* Imagine you are a supershero/hero. Your assignment is to stop a    stanza from committing suicide.What will you say? How will you say it? Why does the stanza want to end it's life?