Today’s writing prompt, A Song Title, is inspired by music. And might leave you a bit nostalgic. Keep reading to see the full writing prompt and my completed version of it.

Today’s Writing Prompt: A Song Title

Today, base your writing on a song title– any song title, any genre of music.

If you complete this writing prompt, feel free to share your writing with us.

My Completed Version of Today’s Writing Prompt

Only the Lonely by K.E. Creighton

As he sat on the dock to clear his mind and wait for his friend, he kept thinking about the note his girlfriend had left on the counter at home.


One word with so much meaning and finality, yet no explanation. All of her things were gone too, along with four years of memories and hope for their future together.

His friend arrived and sat next to him. They drank their lagers in silence as they dangled their feet over the edge of the dock.

Then a small boat approached and docked, and he saw her for the first time. She had unruly curly hair blowing around her face and wore massive sunglasses and a sheer coverup over her neon green bathing suit.

She started making her way toward them as they sat on the edge of the dock, and he just knew…

[All Rights Reserved by K.E. Creighton and Creighton’s Compositions LLC. The above work is a piece of fiction. All names and locations referred to are the product of the author’s imagination and are used entirely for fictional purposes. Any similarities to real-life persons or places are purely coincidental.]

Notes on Completing this Writing Prompt

My writing for this prompt is based on the song Only the Lonely by Roy Orbison. I used to listen to that song in the car on cassette tape all the time growing up because my mother loved that album and would always play it.

Feel free to pick up where I left off with my writing above.

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