Writing Prompt: Observing Memorial Day

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Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone! Here are some prompts to think about the significance of this holiday:

  • Write a poem about why we should pause to celebrate and remember.
  • Write a profile about a local veteran in your community or family member who served in the military.
  • Write a story about the meaning of sacrifice.
  • Free write

Whether you choose one of the above prompts, attend a Memorial Day parade, attend a vigil, place flags on the graves of our veterans, and more, please remember our heroes this Memorial Day weekend. They made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Let’s not forget that not just this weekend, but every day.

Happy writing…and to all our troops and veterans, thank you.


Writing Prompt: Spring

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Spring is almost here!! With a busy week ahead, I’m going to share a writing prompt to get you guys thinking about spring, and some much warmer weather. Last week, I shared with you all about my past adventures in writing showcases. One of the showcases was Spring Fling. Even though the theme was about connecting with people, I think the season of spring could also apply. You can check out my story for that showcase here!

Here’s the prompt:

  • Write a story around an object associated with spring (flowers, warmer temperatures, sunny days, rainy days, etc.)
  • What does the season of spring mean to you?
  • Write a love story that takes place during springtime.
  • Write whatever enters your mind about spring!

The word count should be between 500 and 1,000 words. Try writing for an hour if you can to start off.

Happy writing!