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Inventory of Prompts

By Michael – Below in response to Kate’s request is a list of the prompts I frequent.

The links are to the most recent prompts: The times are Australian time when I receive them.

Sunday: Sunday Writing Prompt

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/sunday-writing-prompt-select-a-heading/

This prompt can range from the type shown or it can be based on an image, or a statement, it varies from week to week. There no word limits and you can use any form you like, poetry or prose.

 

MondayWordle

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/28/wordle-198-wordle-mlmm-amwriting/

This is a great challenge as there are twelve words or phrases and you are invited to compose a story or poem using ten of the words. There are no word limits.

 

Tuesday: Photo Challenge

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/29/photo-challenge-216/

Each Tuesday a new image is presented for you to write a story or poem to. No word limit.

Wednesday: Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille

For all haiku lovers this challenge has a variety of challenges within the haiku format.

 

Thursday: Tale Weaver

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/31/tale-weaver-173-may-31st-days-of-old/

This challenge can be a straightforward writing challenge, like tell a story, or some weeks there is a nonsense word or phrase put up for you to interpret in any way you feel is correct. Also once a month there is a fairy tale prompt.

Friday: Music challenge or First Line Friday

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/06/01/music-challenge-29-the-nights-by-avicci-musicchallenge-amwriting-mlmm/

or on alternate weeks

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/25/first-line-friday-may-25th-2018/

Music challenge is write a story or poem based on the song that is presented.

First Line Friday is a continue the story exercise.

Saturday: Saturday Mix

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/26/saturday-mix-opposing-forces-26-may-2018/

In this challenge there are a variety of challenges each week.

1 Using words opposite in meaning in a story

2 Using words that sound the same in story but are often different in meaning, eg, birth and berth

3 Writing a story and NOT using certain listed words.

Then other Prompts/Challenges

Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge.

https://carrotranch.com/2018/05/31/may-31-flash-fiction-challenge/

This arrives on Thursdays for me and it is always a fascinating challenge.

There is a 99 word limit, no more no less and I find it the 99 words a real challenge.

 

Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto

Thursday photo prompt: Conflagration #writephoto

Each Thursday Sue Vincent posts a photo of her own and invites us to compose a story or poem from our reaction to it. They are great photos and generate a great variety of responses.

 

Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner

https://flashfictionforthepracticalpractitioner.wordpress.com/

This is a challenge which comes out on Wednesdays. It is a photo based challenge. Stories are asked to be limited to 200 words.

 

In Other Words

https://patriciasplace.me/2018/05/30/in-other-words-noisy/

In this challenge you are asked to use five sentences/lines to write a story using the word Patricia has chosen that week.

 

100 Word Wednesday

https://bikurgurl.com/2018/05/30/100-word-wednesday-week-73/

This is another flash fiction challenge which is photo based.

 

Twittering Tales

https://katmyrman.com/2018/05/29/twittering-tales-86-29-may-2018/

In this task you have 280 characters to write your story. There is an online character counter you can use, the link to it is on Kat’s blog.

 

Weekend Writing Prompt

https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2018/05/26/weekend-writing-prompt-56-erosion/

This challenge has changed into a series of interesting challenges and each week Sammi sets different word limit to the task.

 

Reena’s Exploration Challenge

https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2018/05/31/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-39/

This is an excellent challenge in that it is very challenging. Each weekend Reena presents us with a challenge that usually has me sitting and thinking as to how best to answer it. Some people write poetic responses, some in prose form.

No word limits.

 

Time to Write

https://rachelpoli.com/2018/06/01/time-to-write-sentence-starter-35-creative-writing-prompt/

This prompt has different tasks each week. Sometimes its to start a story with a given sentence, sometimes using a word she nominates, this past month being mystery month all the prompts have been shaped in that way.

 

Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers 

https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/fffaw-challenge-166th/

This is a weekly challenge based on a submitted photograph. Currently it is on a two week holiday.

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING

https://rantingalong.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/joelles-tales-first-thursday-of-the-month-tmat120-writing-prompt-for-may-2018/

This task comes out at the start of each month, it’s a fun challenge as Joelle likes to ask personal questions. 120 words is the limit.

 

Linda Gill – The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS

https://lindaghill.com/2018/06/01/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-june-2-18/

Each week Linda gives us one or two words to write to in a Stream of Conscious form.

 

D’verse – Poetry Blog

https://dversepoets.com/2018/05/31/openlinknight-221/

D’verse Poetry Blog offers a range of poetry prompts each week as well as an open link night where you can post any poetic endeavour. They have also published a few poetry anthologies from participants contributions.

 

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Below in response to Kate’s request is a list of the prompts I frequent.

Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie

The links are to the most recent prompts: The times are Australian time when I receive them.

Sunday:Sunday Writing Prompt

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/sunday-writing-prompt-select-a-heading/

This prompt can range from the type shown or it can be based on an image, or a statement, it varies from week to week. There no word limits and you can use any form you like, poetry or prose.

Monday: Wordle

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/28/wordle-198-wordle-mlmm-amwriting/

This is a great challenge as there are twelve words or phrases and you are invited to compose a story or poem using ten of the words. There are no word limits.

Tuesday:Photo Challenge

https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2018/05/29/photo-challenge-216/

Each Tuesday a new image is presented for you to write a story or poem to. No word limit.

Wednesday: Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille

For all haiku lovers this challenge has a…

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