Want to join in? Want some inspiration? Here are all the prompts as I pick them!*
January 1st: “When you’re finished, can I borrow my husband for a minute?”
January 2nd: Four people are being kept hostage. They keep having to give their captor advice on how to proceed.
January 3rd: A moose who likes company
January 4th: Title – ‘My Name is James’
January 5th: “What exactly is in the bag?”
January 6th: “I hope you know I don’t like you.”
January 7th: Most interesting family member
January 8th: Two caterpillars
January 9th: Beauty and the Beast
January 10th: Undying Love
January 11th: The creepy next-door neighbour
January 12th: snot grey
January 13th: shiny red
January 14th: why don’t we use forks to eat ice cream?
January 15th: 8:43
January 16th: Title – ‘In Honour Of’
January 17th: Person A is looking after Person B’s dog and loses it
January 18th: First day of school
January 19th: gym showers
January 20th: “This isn’t what I asked for.”
January 21st: A divorce lawyer
January 22nd: The middle of a crop circle
January 23rd: “Just let me have one last cup of coffee, and we’re good to go.”
January 24th: The Little Mermaid
January 25th: a nervous woman
January 26th: The kind of white in someone’s eyes
January 27th: Why does your nose itch?
January 28th: “Shut up”
January 29th: A world where every lie that you tell leaves a scar on your body. The bigger the lie the bigger the scar.
January 30th: First line – I didn’t mean to hurt him. I just can’t help it.
January 31st: Where have my keys gone?
February 1st: a dressing gown
February 2nd: Person A doesn’t like strawberries but Person B is always buying them for Person A
February 3rd: an angry teacher
February 4th: describe the colour red without saying it
February 5th: “I don’t think it matters…”
February 6th: Battersea Cats and Dogs home
February 7th: Deadpool
February 8th: “What if I told you I’ve never seen Die Hard?”
February 9th: 1995
February 10th: First line – So this is what it’s like.
February 11th: A woman comes home to find her daughter in bed with another girl. She doesn’t know how to react
February 12th: The worst thing that has happened all day
February 13th: describe the best feeling in the world
February 14th: an adults only all inclusive holiday resort
February 15th: Sunshine yellow
February 16th: A homeless person is in a building that catches on fire. They are saved by a young girl.
February 17th: “So… yeah… this might not be my house.”
February 18th: Three people have a car accident. The person who is to blame dies
February 19th: the nosy robin
February 20th: Who is the best?
February 21st: bouncing on a trampoline
February 22nd: A world where everyone watches the same film over and over again
February 23rd: “We need to talk about your life choices.”
February 24th: Sleeping Beauty
February 25th: An old engagement ring
February 26th: two teddy bears sit in a shop window watching the high street change over the years
February 27th: Every Wednesday in February
February 28th: In a world where the dominant species evolved from lizards instead of apes
March 1st: a sand castle
March 2nd: green
March 3rd: First line – Just don’t.
March 4th: Describe the smallest object you can see
March 5th: Three friends go to the same school. Two of them don’t know the third is actually an angel sent to earth to set them up
March 6th: a rubber duck
March 7th: describe the countries as if they were people
March 8th: Title – On The Other Hand
March 9th: an unused dog bed
March 10th: “I just don’t like them – that’s all!”
March 11th: when people meet their soulmate their hair changes colour. Two enemies are in the middle of fighting when their hair changes.
March 12th: What happens on Tuesday?
March 13th: Wax cupcakes
March 14th: First line – It was there, in the darkness.
March 15th: A young man is in love with his neighbour but can’t bring himself to break up his neighbour’s marriage
March 16th: “I really don’t think you’ve thought this through.”
March 17th: I hit you with my car and was the only one to visit in hospital
March 18th: Person A hates their overly loud laugh. Person B loves it
March 19th: A bee
March 20th: Macaroni Cheese
March 21st: someone has been suspended from work for a week. They decide to plan a bank robbery
March 22nd: “Uh… what’s this?”
March 23rd: A really good therapist
March 24th: a world where any form of information sharing is illegal
March 25th: Person A and Person B like the same music, but hate each other
March 26th: 11:30
March 27th: Wednesday 16th of March
March 28th: The lonely dog walker
March 29th: a good witch
March 30th: someone decides they want to learn a new language. When they get to their tutor’s house they find the tutor is a famous person
March 31st: a chipped cookie jar
April 1st: a rainy summer’s day
April 2nd: The last time I ate a doughnut
April 3rd: fear
April 4th: “It doesn’t take long, but for some reason you are completely incapable of making a halfway decent cup of tea!”
April 5th: frosty blue
April 6th: Person A and B are in a secret relationship. Person C knows all about it
April 7th: First line – It was almost like he didn’t need realise he was wrong.
April 8th: radiation therapy gives someone powers
April 9th: “I don’t think you understand – I need you to leave. Now.”
April 10th: a world where everyone is required to have a pet who can talk and often says inappropriate things
April 11th: Three pennies
April 12th: that weird jar in the back of the fridge
April 13th: birthday
April 14th: “This could only happen to you.”
April 15th: describe the days of the week as people
April 16th: pavlova
April 17th: the funniest accidental joke you’ve heard
April 18th: the Monday before
April 19th: Title – Jelly is the Only Fruit
April 20th: my second least favourite food
April 21st: Person A works with Person B but wants to leave their job
April 22nd: “Don’t think about it too much, or your head might explode.”
April 23rd: Everyone is born with the name of their soulmate on their arm. Person A falls in love with the wrong Tom.
April 24th: “You know it starts tomorrow, right?”
April 25th: The Princess and the Pea
April 26th: Person A and B both want to adopt the same dog
April 27th: “So why didn’t I have to steal this cake?”
April 28th: my favourite letter
April 29th: three days before Christmas
April 30th: “what exactly do you think you’re doing?”
May 1st: a world where everyone is allowed to choose one animal to make immortal and communicate with them
May 2nd: “Do I have to wear this?”
May 3rd: Tuesday
May 4th: Title – Things I Want to Hear
May 5th: A brave princess
May 6th: First line – I actually hate cucumber
May 7th: One single flip-flop
May 8th: Michael’s sister’s best friend’s uncle’s wife’s teacher
May 9th: the shortest giraffe
May 10th: a world where everything smells bad except your soulmate
May 11th: a leather bag
May 12th: I do not know. I lost the slip before I could read what it said. It is a sad day. I wrote this poem to apologise
May 13th: two kids are sitting on a swing when a strange man falls on the roundabout
May 14th: running out of petrol
May 15th: war
May 16th: Liar Liar
May 17th: First Line – It wasn’t like she would ever pick up the phone.
May 18th: seven deadly sins
May 19th: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
May 20th: The third of November
May 21st: “I’m going to make you something else because two toast isn’t enough”
May 22nd: First line – You will never understand. How could you?
May 23rd: First Line – I had been a while since my last visit. I’d been feeling bad about it.
May 24th: Describe the weirdest month
May 25th: “There’s a pigeon in my room – can I use your shower?”
May 26th: on her deathbed your mother tells you that you have a twin brother who she gave up for adoption
May 27th: why don’t you like cheese?
May 28th: faith
May 29th: “Fine!”
May 30th: an old key
May 31st: Title – Things I Don’t Really Understand
June 1st: The Nightmare Before Christmas
June 2nd: First line – she couldn’t remember her name
June 3rd: A melted candle
June 4th: a whale
June 5th: First line – He looks across the field outside his office window