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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]

You know what’s annoying? Writer’s block. It’s a real downer. A point of friction. A nudge. A thorn in the side. Some might even describe it as a pet peeve. It’s kinda like

But that’s not the only thing getting under our skin. We’re ticked off. And we’re not going to take it anymore. We’re going to pick up our pens and get published. And we want you to do the same.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: Pet Peeve

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 PET PEEVE. 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 Thursday, April 4th at midnight EST.

We can’t wait to hear from you.

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