Seven days, seven creative writing prompts to

get you out of your head and back to the page.

Stop thinking. Start writing. 

Join the FREE 7-Day Writer's Pick-Me-Up

Writing has a way of leading to more writing. Sometimes you just need to write for one reason only: fun.

Ten minutes doesn't sound like much, and that's the point. You can do almost anything for 10 minutes, so you'll show up.



Ease the pressure.

There's nothing like writing to make you feel like a writer again. With the Writer's Pick-Me-Up, you'll:


Have a place to start.

Get back in the flow.

No need to worry what to write. Each prompt gives you a new idea to explore, and works for fiction or memoir.

“Just did this morning’s prompt and it gave me a story idea I’m excited about!” -Julia

“I loved my daily challenges! This was an excellent brain and writing challenge. Thanks so much for such great creativity!” -Deborah

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Alissa Johnson is a nationally published and award winning writer whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal and Dirt Rag Magazine among other publications. She is an associate editor at the Crested Butte News and is a regular contributor to Wilderness News. Her writing has won awards from FundsforWriters and the Colorado Press Association, and she holds an MFA in Creative and Professional Writing from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU). She has taught at WCSU, Western State Colorado University, and the annual writing conference, Writing the Rockies.

Get back in the flow with the Writer's Pick-Me-Up:

"Just wanted to stop by and personally thank you for the 7-Day writing challenge. It saved me from a mound of uneasy energy and thought-battles." -TC