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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]

Ever thought about writing for The Prompt, but then you just get… stuck?

What to say? What’s it about? Who are the characters? What is even happening?

Sometimes a bout of writer’s block will make you doubt who you are at your very core. So, don’t let it win. Fight the good fight! Put pen to paper! Put fingers to keyboard! Put email drafts to email sends! Join our legions!

This Week’s Writing Prompt: WRITER’S BLOCK

This week, we’re looking for new original pieces, using WRITER’S BLOCK 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 WRITER’S BLOCK. 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 February 4th at midnight ET.

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