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Each week, we issue a writing prompt to our own staff, guest contributors, and readers like you. We welcome guest submissions, so if you’re interested in being featured or regularly contributing to the site, email your responses to kelaine.conochan [at]

Everybody’s got an agenda. Everybody’s got an axe to grind. But luckily, here in these great United States, we have the Sixth Amendment and Miranda rights, which guarantee everyone to the right to a defense.

Enter you, and your perhaps misguided, unpopular opinions. It’s your time to shine, or throw shade. Time for you to mount your defense.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: In Defense Of…

If you’ve got some inspired ideas about this week’s prompt, send us your submission of 400-700 words. Write us anything that comes to mind when you think of IN DEFENSE OF. It can be a personal essay, a poem, short story, script, or anything else original and fresh. Just make it worth our while and we’ll publish it, include it in our newsletter, and give you the chance to join the creative, talented staff writers here at The Prompt.

Email your responses to by Sunday, June 2nd at midnight EST.

We can’t wait to hear what you have to say.

The Prompt Staff

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