Category Archives: Plinky Prompts

Script

Write a script for a late-night infomercial – where the product is your blog. How do you market yourself? What qualities do you embody that other “products” don’t? What are the benefits of reading your blog?

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Personalty

Write a letter to the personality trait you like least, convincing it to shape up or ship out. Be as threatening, theatrical, or thoroughly charming as is necessary to get the job done.

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List

Who doesn’t love a list? So write one! Top five slices of pizza in your town, ten reasons disco will never die, the three secrets to happiness – go silly or go deep, just go list-y.

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Learning Style

What?s your learning style? Do you prefer learning in a group and in an interactive setting? Or one-on-one? Do you retain information best through lectures, or visuals, or simply by reading books?

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Walls

What do you display on the walls of your home – photos, posters, artwork, nothing? How do you choose what to display? What mood are you trying to create?

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Love

We each have many types of love relationships – parents, children, spouses, friends. And they’re not always with people; you may love an animal, or a place. Is there a single idea or definition that runs through all the varieties of “love”?

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New York Times

The New York Times is going to feature your blog on its home page, and you’ve been asked to publish a new post – it’ll be the first thing tens of thousands of new readers see. Write it.

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