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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]


Whether you’re talking about photos or cigarillos or coffee grinds, this week’s writing prompt taps into taking content without any separation or doctoring. In its most honest and unrefined mode.

So, whether it’s your latest hot take or your thoughts on dirty swimming pools, we can’t wait to see what you come up with.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: NO FILTER

This week, we’re looking for new original pieces, using NO FILTER as our prompt.

If you’ve got an inspired ideas about how to respond to this week’s prompt, send us your submission of 400-700 words. Write us anything that comes to mind when you think of NO FILTER. It can be a personal essay, a poem, short story, script, or anything else original and fresh. Ironic or sincere, real or imagined—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 August 8th at midnight EST.

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