Prompt Bucket: Five Posts to Write Right Now

Hold that thought…

I’m starting a category called “Prompt Bucket”. Pretty self-explanatory- it’s a place for storing prompts. Any lists of prompts, things I’ve stumbled across to write about later, any responses to the Daily Prompt – all of it will get thrown in the bucket. Feel free to boggart anything you like, though I would totally appreciate a link back so I can see what you’ve done with it. 🙂

The Daily Post

Mired in bloggers’ block? Pshaw — we’ll give you a push! Here are five posts you can publish right now, no matter what topics you usually blog about.

1. The last thing that made you mad.

There are two great things about addressing issues that make you angry: first, the posts tend to be fun to write (not to mention cathartic). Second, the internet loves a good rant.

Think about the last thing that really made your blood boil, and take it from there. You can write about why it was so upsetting, explain how you found a solution, propose changes to keep it from happening again, or freeze-frame your emotions in verse.

(If you’re worried about letting it all hang out, check out our tips for writing rants without sounding like a big jerk.)

2. Your typical childhood lunch.

No really; stay with me.

In her excellent book on writing, Bird by Bird

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