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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]

Hair can be everywhere and nowhere. Worn up or down, parted left or right. Locks, tendrils, plugs, tresses, extensions, or just

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It’s a major identifier for lots of people, whether they have too much of it or not enough of it. Maybe it symbolizes a risk you took, or a way you want the world to see you, but hair often tells a story. And that’s what we’re trying to do this week.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: Hair

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 HAIR. 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, May 5th at midnight EST.

We can’t wait to see those glorious locks.

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