Summer Writing Prompts

“I enjoy, in the summer, getting back to writing in my own voice.” –Mike O’Brien

I really like this quote, since summer is such a lovely time to relax, renew, and think about what truly makes you happy, as a person and as a writer or artist. It’s also a great time to grab a journal, kick back on the porch with your favorite beverage of choice, and scribble out a story just for fun.

Imagine that. Writing for fun!

With that in mind, here’s some fun first lines just screaming to be used as …

Summer Writing Prompts

The smell of fresh-cut grass brought back memories of…

She curled her toes over the ledge, staring down at the deep…

Sand between my toes makes me think of…

As she stopped to catch her breath, she dug in her beach bag for…

Crowded beach full of whiny kids and obnoxious parents was so not her thing, so she sneaked away to the cover and ran straight into…

He might have gotten away with it last summer, but this time, I am ready to……

Sun-burnt and desperate, she ran into the water, searching for…

All Jane wanted to do was relax with a good book, but Lexie’s inner wild-child could not handle mundane, so she dragged her to…

The water looks inviting, enough to make me forget…

If only she had skipped the pool party, then everything would…

Well, what are you waiting for? Grab a pen, pick a good one (or create your own,) and JUMP IN, the water’s great!

Falling in Water

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About Laura Bowers

Laura is a writer, runner, reader, runDisney addict, blogger/vlogger at Write, Run, Rejoice and Joyful Miles, mom of two college boys, excellent chili maker, and obsessive list keeper. She clearly likes run-on sentences and adverbs. She also still thinks Spice World was an awesome movie and feels no shame about that.
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