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Prompt-ly: Quick Writing Prompts to Prime the Pump

Pecking Order–It’s a Thing If you watch the birds on a backyard bird feeder, you’ll notice that while some perch right up there at the feeder, others nibble at fallen seed on the ground and still others wait watchfully in nearby trees. When the perchers leave the feeder, the smaller birds take over the spot.

Prompt-ly: Quick Writing Prompts to Prime the Pump

“I thought it would be easier.” Write about something you tried that you thought would be a breeze–but wasn’t. How did you handle this realization? Did you stick with it or did you walk away? How do you feel about the fact that you had to struggle through something that you thought would be easy?

Prompt-ly: Quick Writing Prompts to Prime the Pump

Here’s an observation exercise for wherever you are right now. Write the alphabet down the side of a page. Make a sensory observation for each letter of the alphabet–something that you see, smell, touch, hear or taste. Want to up the ante? Don’t include things you see.