Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #280

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’Tdo those, either.)

  1. Sign
  2. Plume
  3. Call
  4. Dawn
  5. Long
  6. Way
  7. Turn
  8. Doubt
  9. Keep
  10. Stay

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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #279

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’Tdo those, either.)

  1. Empty
  2. Motion
  3. Carve
  4. Energy
  5. Wish
  6. Pass
  7. Taste
  8. Memory
  9. Ideal
  10. Depth

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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #278

Today we have professional writer, Holly Jahangiri, choosing the words for our writing prompt challenge. She delights on the true meaning of challenge. Will you quit when you see these words? I hope not.

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’Tdo those, either.)

  1. Panacea - a remedy for all ills or difficulties : cure-all.
  2. Disingenuous – Not candid or sincere
  3. Tenuous – Very weak or slight; Very slender or fine; insubstantial
  4. Pandemic
  5. Etymology – The study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
  6. Tenebrous – Dark; shadowy or obscure.
  7. Murine – Of, relating to, or affecting mice or related rodents;
  8. Adumbrate –Report or represent in outline; Indicate faintly; sketch
  9. Panegyric – A public speech or published text in praise of someone or something.
  10. Verdigris – a green or greenish blue poisonous pigment resulting from the action of acetic acid on copper, consisting of one or more basic copper acetates

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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #277

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’Tdo those, either.)

  1. Thrill
  2. Sound
  3. Burn
  4. Feel
  5. Consume
  6. Sand
  7. Easy
  8. Smile
  9. Tug
  10. Dust

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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #276

Today we have our own Cathy Miller choosing the words. Cathy is our Welcoming Queen.

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Ridiculous
  2. Sublime
  3. Anarchy
  4. Glasses
  5. Business card
  6. Headsets
  7. Lighthouse
  8. Raisin
  9. Wine
  10. Initials

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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #275

Mitchell Allen is choosing our words today. (I’m on vacation this week, so you guys take care of each other while I’m gone. And be good. Just kidding; go nuts!)

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Diocese – the district under the jurisdiction of a bishop
  2. Anthropologist
  3. Judge
  4. Fish
  5. Baker
  6. Chromosome
  7. Derby
  8. Handicapped
  9. Drum
  10. Parliament – An institution whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day and usually to exercise legislative powers and sometimes judicial powers. (also: a collective noun for a flock of owls or rooks)

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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #274

Joe Bunting chose today’s words. Joe is the founder of The Write Practice, a community workbook for writers. His new ebook, Let’s Write a Short Story! , teaches people how to become great writers by writing and publishing short stories. Follow him on Twitter (@joebunting).

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Pale
  2. Dust
  3. Wolves
  4. Lurid
  5. Grandfather
  6. Shallow
  7. Watch
  8. Glass
  9. Sleep
  10. Old

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)