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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]

How was your year? Good, bad, ugly? All of the above? We get it. But we want to hear more about it, honestly.

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Or maybe you have a thought on the BEST or WORST of 2021 in music / TV / art / science / fashion / literature / some other category.

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Regardless, we know you’ve got some thoughts on 2021. We know you lived through it, sometimes by the skin of your teeth, and now it’s time to reflect. So put your thoughts on a page and send us what you’ve got!

This Week’s Writing Prompt: 2021 IN REVIEW

This week, we’re looking for new original pieces, using 2021 IN REVIEW 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 2021 IN REVIEW. 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 Thursday December 30th at midnight EST.

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