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100 Writing Prompts

1. Describe the color green and what it makes you feel.
2. What do you feel at midnight?
3. Talk about one guilty pleasure movie.
4. Describe your first crush.
5. Talk about what it’s like to fly in an airplane.
6. What state is your favorite? Why? Have you ever been there?
7. What is one book no one knows you like?
8. What does your favorite fruit taste like?
9. Describe the mannerisms of your best friend when they are angry.
10. Do you like musicals or plays more? Why?
11. Describe the most easy going or relaxed day you can remember.
12. Do you believe you have a soul mate?
13. The biggest lie I have ever told is…
14. My parents’ religion has played a role in my life by…
15. What was your favorite show as a toddler? Do you remember the values of the show?
16. How important are your grandparents in your life?
17. If you could control everyone’s emotions would you?
18. What does no one know about you? Why is this a hidden part of you?
19. Have you ever questioned your sexuality?
20. Listen to Novo Amor’s song “Holland” and describe how it makes you feel.
21. Are you a good singer? Why do people sing?
23. Talk about your favorite instrument.
24. Can fame bring you happiness?
25. Is happiness only temporary?
26. Think about a character in your head and write a paragraph describing what they’d think about your life.
27. Do you wish you could read more? If so, why don’t you?
28. Is school worth it?
29. Who is the most influential teacher you have ever had?
30. Is it important to have a plan in life? What is yours?
31. Write a metaphor for Donald Trump.
32. How does gender expression play a role in your life?
33. Do you like walking barefoot in wet grass? Why or why not?
34. Write a paragraph describing lips. Feel free to include a drawing.
35. What do you image you mother was like at your age?
36. What is your dream car? Why does it’s aesthetic appeal to you?
37. Describe what snapping fingers makes you think about.
38. Talk about the nicest thing anyone has done for you in the recent past.
39. What is an experience you would hate to repeat but do not regret living through?
40. Do you have a hunch about when you are going to die? If so, discuss it.
41. What is your ideal afterlife?
42. Write a scene describing a car crash.
43. What is your favorite point of view to read a book from? (This would be either first person, second person, or third person.)
44. Do you over complicate/ over think things in your life? How does this affect aspects of your life?
45. Do you wear makeup? Is makeup gender specific?
46. Create a set list that makes you feel calm.
47. Ask a companion to write a list of emotions you have made them feel. Reflect on this list.
48. When you feel under attack do you tend to become defensive quickly?
49. Can you see yourself working a 9 to 5 job in an office cubical? What connotations does our society have about office jobs?
50. What is one movie or television show that your parents have introduced to you?
51. Describe your favorite place in your city or town.
52. Have you ever considered going vegan or vegetarian? How would this impact your daily life?
53. Create a set list that can make you cry.
54. Write about your first impression of someone you would now consider a trustworthy friend or mentor.
55. Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Does your view change based on the situation?
56. When you give advice, is it advice you know the receiver wants to hear or advice they need to hear? Why?
57. Make a list of words that can hurt you.
58. When is your favorite time to write?
59. Would you consider your self more artistic minded or scientific minded? Is it possible to be balanced in this way?
60. Why do we as humans fear death?
61. When do you seek human touch for comfort?
62. Does the idea of undergoing surgery scare you or excite you?
63. What is your economic background and how has it influenced your views on money today?
64. What are your favorite numbers? Why?
65. What is the most defining feature of someone’s face?
66. Is it possible we are living in what would be considered another dimension’s dystopia?
67. Describe your dad’s music taste. Feel free to include a set list.
68. Talk about a dead musician.
69. What is a famous classic book that you have read either on your own or in a class that you found to be not worth the hype?
70. Would you consider yourself to be conservative or liberal? Do you think that either of these categories perfectly describes your beliefs? What are common misconceptions about the category you identify with?
71. What is ignorance? How do you respond to it in your day to day life? How have you become less ignorant over time?
72. Create a list of places in your own country that you’d like to visit.
73. Listen to slam poetry. (My favorite place to do this is on the Button Poetry channel on YouTube.) Find a poem you connect with and talk about the speaker’s voice.
74. Create a set list of songs only created before you were born.
75. What are you favorite names? Why are these your favorites?
76. Watch the movie “6 Years” on Netflix, describe the problem of domestic violence on men in our society.
77. What is a phrase or word that you commonly say? When do you say it?
78. Do you believe in unconditional love?
79. Make a list of quotes you find solely on Tumblr.
80. Spend 20 minutes resting quietly with music playing if you’d like and just let your mind wander. What did you think about? Was this time beneficial to you in any way?
81. Do you believe opposites attract? Has this ever happened to you or a friend?
82. Discuss your biggest insecurity and why it is an insecurity for you.
83. Describe the social concept of virginity and how it plays a role in your life.
84. Write a letter to your past self.
85. Write a letter to yourself 3 years from today.
86. Talk about rejection. How does it feel to reject someone? How does it feel to be rejected? Write about rejection in multiple aspects of your life?
87. Have you ever gone though a time of depression. Write about that feeling. If you haven’t talk to someone who has a write about what you learned from talking to them.
88. Talk about traits you find physically beautiful.
89. Write about your favorite words. Create a list and discuss their meaning, the way they sounds, and the connotations you have about them.
90. Do you have an accent? Describe your accent.
91. Talk about three people you find entirely miserable and try to understand why they are that way.
92. Describe the act of holding hands.
93. Discuss the following quote by Mahatma Gandhi, “Your tomorrow depends entirely on what you do today.”
94. Is hate too strong of a word to use? Do you use it in your day to day life? Create a list of words conveying the same meaning as the word hate.
95. What is one experience that has taught you a lot about being grown up?
96. How do you learn best? What do you need from a teacher?
97. Can you write from the point of view of someone with a mental illness if you do not have that mental illness yourself? Is this an ethical issue?
98. Do you think our society is over sensitive or under sensitive? Why do think we are this way?
99. Write a list of things you do not know.
100. Write a list of things you have learned from solely your own experiences.

-cjf

ASK ME STUFF

1. Place you want to travel?
2. Last thing you ate?
3. Are you religious?
4. Is trust a big issue for you?
5. Did you hang out with the person you like recently?
6. What are you excited for?
7. Top 3 most important qualities for a significant other? (excluding looks)
8. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?
9. Is confidence cute?
10. Is there something that you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?
11. How many people of the opposite gender do you fully trust?
12. Blondes or brunettes?
13. Movies or TV?
14. What does friendship mean to you?
15. Current favorite TV show?
16. Do you think you’ll change in the next 3 months?
17. Who do you feel most comfortable talking to about anything?
18. Describe the next five years of your life, and your plans, in a single sentence
19. If you were a season which season would you be?
20. Are you starting to realize anything?
21. Are you in a good mood?
22. What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?
23. To you, what is the difference between living and existing?
24. What makes you smile?
25. What do you really love to do? Do you do it often? If you answer no, why not?
26. Is your current hair color your natural hair color?
27. If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? Why?
28. What was the last thing that made you laugh?
29. Do you really, truly miss someone right now?
30. Does everyone deserve a second chance?
31. Honestly, do you hate the last boy you were talking to?
32. Does the person you have feelings for right now, know you do?
33. What is your most terrible memory?
34. Listening to?
35. What do you value most in a friendship?
36. For a relationship to last, what are the 3 most important things needed?
37. Do you believe in love at first sight?
38. Who did you last call?
39. Who was the last person you danced with?
40. What’s your biggest fear?
41. Least favorite and favorite body part?
42. What is your ideal meal?
43. Ever embarrass yourself in front of a crush?
44. What is your dream job?
45. Would you consider yourself an introvert or extravert?
46. When did you last cry, in front of another person? By yourself?
47. Who was the last person to call you?
48. Do you sing in the shower?
49. Do you dance in the car?
50. Are you easily irritated?
51. What, if anything, is too serious to be joked about?
52. What’s your spirit animal and why?
53. What is something you’ve done that you’re really proud of?
54. Are you closer to your mom or your dad?
55. If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven’t you told them yet?
56. Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?
57. Do you know where your crush lives?
58. If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?
59. Favorite movie?
60. What is your most treasured memory?
61. Ideal date?
62. For what in your life do you feel most grateful?
63. First concert?
64. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
65. Favorite band/artist?
66. If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
67. Last book you read?
68. Favorite Taylor Swift song?
69. Ever take dance lessons?
70. Is there a profession you picture your future spouse doing?
71. If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?
72. Favorite type of tv show/movie? i.e fantasy, drama etc.
73. Have you ever cried because you were so happy?
74. What is your favorite book?
75. Do you study better with or without music?
76. Favorite color to wear?
77. Ever been in love?
78. Who would you like to see in concert?
79. What was the last concert you saw?
80. Hot tea or cold tea?
81. Tea or coffee?
82. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why?
83. Favorite sport?
84. Do you want to get married?
85. Are you impatient?
86. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?

67 Random Things About Tonight’s “So You Think You Can Dance”

1.  Time for a new So You Think You Can Dance. Let’s see what Asaf is going to fuck up this week.  #StillBitter #JusticeForBurim

2.  Cat Deeley’s hair is like a golden cascade of everything that makes my life feel better.

3.  I like this opening routine because I feel like it’s something I could probably learn, given time.

4.  Really missing Burim in the pimp spot, winking at the camera and making me feel all pretty.

5.  Derek is injured.  Wait which one is Derek? Oh, that’s Derek. Meh.

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