30 Writing Prompts To Keep You Occupied When You're Social Distancing
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30 Writing Prompts To Keep You Occupied When You're Social Distancing

Find a random word in a dictionary. Define what that word means to you.

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30 Writing Prompts To Keep You Occupied When You're Social Distancing
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Many of people all over the country and world are trying to find ways to keep themselves busy as they practice social distancing to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are someone who likes writing or wants to try writing, here are some prompts to get you inspired.


Write a letter to your younger self.

What does tenderness mean to you?

Write about a city you never want to see again.

Write a love poem with a ABCB rhyme scheme.

Write a series of newspaper headlines about your life.

What is one thing about today that you never want to forget?

Modernize a fairytale.

"We didn't have much say in the matter."

What does happiness mean to you?

How do you feel when you love someone who does not love you back?

Write about a rocket ship on its way to the moon or a distant galaxy far away.

Write something inspired by a recent dream you had.

Find a random word in a dictionary.  Define what that word means to you.

Write about being in an old abandoned warehouse.

Take a popular song from the radio and rewrite it as a poem in your own words.

Write a recipe for something abstract, such as a feeling.

Write about your daily habits and routines.

Write about questions you have for the universe.

Create a poem, short story, or journal entry based on a recent item of mail you've received.

Write about scents you just absolutely love.

Write about someone who finds a secret passageway in their house.

Write the worst Amazon review ever.

People are limited to just three lies in their lifetime.

Describe how you think your grandparents met.

You opened the last book on Earth.

It's June 13th, and the snow won't stop falling.

You begin to realize that your reflection is no longer appearing in mirrors.

You and a hot stranger get trapped in an elevator.

The ocean becomes the sky.

When people are born, they are assigned a soulmate.  They have a song in their head that only them and their soulmate know.  How do you find your soulmate?

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