Writing prompt – cafe observations

Go to to a cafe. Listen, observe. Make notes. Be specific: the thinning grey hair; the yapping dachshund; the coffee cups without handles. Read through your notes, highlight words and phrases that interest you. Write these at the top of a new page. Using these as inspiration,
write for at least 10 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

If you’d like to share your writing or your experience of this and other writing prompts, please do – in the comments section.

Writing prompt – cafe inspirations   Tweet this

Writing prompt – what are you thinking?

Notice your thoughts. Sit quietly for 5 or 10 minutes. Notice the thoughts that arise. At the end of this period, quickly make a note of what you can remember.

thoughtsCircle words , phrases or ideas that interest you. Write them at the top of a new page.

Now write for at least 10 minutes using these words as inspiration. Write without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

If you’d like to share your writing or your experience of this and other writing prompts, please do – in the comments section.

Writing prompt – what are you thinking?    Tweet this