No time to write?
This holiday season, keep your skills sharp
with these quick and fun writing prompts.
Each takes no more than 15 minutes.
Make A List. Check It Twice.
Choose one word or phrase from this tree. Then write the first word that comes to your mind. Don’t think. Just write.
Now, try “chaining.” Pick one word, write the next word that comes to mind. Build on that word by writing the next that comes to mind and keep going until you run out of words.
Throw On A Disguise.
Imagine yourself as one of these familiar holiday icons: Ebenezer Scrooge, Santa Claus, a shepherd, The Grinch, an angel .Using that character’s voice and point of view write one paragraph describing Christmas.
Write a haiku poem about one of the gifts in “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.
This one is challenging. Can you do it? Use exactly 17 syllables. Arrange syllables in three lines of 5-7-5. (Share your poems in the comments.)
Finish this sentence:
I can make this holiday season less stressful for myself and my family by . . .
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