Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About A Pleasant Moment You Had This Past Month
The world has been full of drama and turmoil lately… if that’s all we allow ourselves to focus on all the time. Today, take a breath and reflect on a pleasant moment you had this past month. The moment can entail a positive encounter with a stranger, a peaceful moment in nature, a kind exchange of words with an acquaintance, etc.
Reflecting on pleasant and positive moments like this can offer hope and help us continue to gain perspective when everything seems dire and intense on a day-to-day basis, especially in the wake of a year like 2020.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About An Image Or Painting That Has Changed Your Worldview
Chances are high you’ve come across an image or painting that has changed your worldview before, an image that has always stayed with you, potentially even altered your beliefs about something or someone. Today, take a moment to recall that image or painting and write about how it has changed your worldview about something or someone.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About Someone Different From You Whom You Want To Learn From
Today, write about someone different from you, whom you want to learn from this week. Try to think about someone you can learn from whom you’re not used to learning from. Try to choose someone who has a very different background than you. And later this week you can take time to reflect on this experience.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write A Real Or Fictional Scene Based On A Notable Fourth of July Painting Or Photograph
Paintings and photographs have always been able to transport us to a different time and place, and stir up strong sentiments related to where we’ve been, where we are, or where we want to be. This week, while we’re considering our upcoming Fourth of July plans (or celebrations for Independence Day), let’s consider past Fourth of July (or Independence Day) celebrations that have been captured in notable paintings or photographs. And then write a real or fictional scene that they inspire.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About A Summertime Memory
Summertime is finally here. It’s time for vacations and relaxation. Or… just hotter weather?
A couple of days ago we wrote a summertime scene based on a painting. Now let’s get nostalgic or creative and write about a summertime memory we have, whether it’s real or imagined.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About What Pride Month Means to You
Today we heard that President Biden will be designating the Pulse nightclub site in Orlando a national memorial, honoring those 49 people who were killed in the 2016 shooting there. He’ll also be commemorating Pride month by announcing his appointment of advocate Jessica Stern as a special envoy to advance the human rights of LGBTQ people around the world.
As June (Pride month) comes to a close, take a moment to reflect and write about what Pride month means to you. And why it’s important for everyone to recognize.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write A Summertime Scene Based On A Painting
Last Sunday was officially the first day of summer in 2021, when the summer solstice occurred in the Northern Hemisphere.
Take a moment to be creative and write a summertime scene, real or imagined, based on a painting you admire.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About Refugees for World Refugee Day
This past Sunday was World Refugee Day, an international day designated by the United Nations to honor refugees around the globe.
Today, write about a group of present-day refugees and their plight. Or write about one refugee or a family of refugees with whom you are familiar and their stories.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About Your First 100 Days In Office If You Were President
Joe Biden has experienced his first 100+ days in office as President of the United States. And, as they should have been, those days have been closely critiqued and criticized.
However, it’s time to go beyond superficial critiques and criticisms and think about real action items that can and should be accomplished.
If you had become President of the United States in January 2021, what would you have set out to accomplish during your first 100-200 days in office? And HOW would you have gone about, and continued to go about, accomplishing what you set out to accomplish?
Today’s Writing Prompt: Write about Juneteenth
Juneteenth was officially declared a national federal holiday in the United States last week and was celebrated this past Saturday on June nineteenth. It commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. And commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. (See juneteenth.com.)
What are your thoughts and feelings about this newly declared federal holiday? Write about it.