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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]

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are gradually warming, and it feels like spring wants to… well… spring. All this has us itching to get outside and experience the beauty and majesty of nature.

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After all, we are a bunch of writers. And what’s more inspiring than going on a hike, taking in the fresh air, the sunshine, and the trail mix? Nothing, really.

So this week, we’re inviting you to join us by the campfire and tell us some stories.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: The Great Outdoors

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 THE GREAT OUTDOORS. 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, March 10th at midnight EST.

We can’t wait to hear from you.

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