NaBloPoMo December 2014 Prompts

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The theme for December's NaBloPoMo is JOY. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in December -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!)


Monday, December 1, 2014
What do you do when you're down to bring yourself a little joy?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Talk about a surprise that made you happy.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
What food always makes you feel happy while you're eating it?

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Who do you like to be with when you're feeling sad?

Friday, December 5, 2014
What is on your happy playlist?

Monday, December 8, 2014
What recipe are you known for amongst your friends and family?

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Your best friend just broke up with her partner. What movie do you bring over to get her through that first night?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Do you think you maintain a good balance of making yourself happy while making other people happy?

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Who is the happiest person you know? What is their secret?

Friday, December 12, 2014
Tell us about the funniest text you've ever sent or received.

Monday, December 15, 2014
Where is your happy place?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Happy Chanukkah if you're celebrating tonight. What do you do to fill the world with light?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Do you believe you need to know sadness in order to appreciate happiness?

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Buddha said, "We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves." Do you believe this is true?

Friday, December 19, 2014
Audrey Hepburn said, "If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough." Do you think you would do the same, or do the sad times stand out in your mind?

Monday, December 22, 2014
Mother Thesesa said, "Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls." Who do you hope to catch in your net this week?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
What season do YOU think is the most wonderful time of the year? Is it winter?

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
What's the best present you've ever given someone?

Thursday, December 25, 2014
Merry Christmas if you're celebrating today. Tell us about your favourite holiday tradition.

Friday, December 26, 2014
Gandhi said, "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." Agree or disagree? Is there more to happiness than that?

Monday, December 29, 2014
Is there something you wear that makes you feel happy?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
What has brought you joy over the past year? Pick three things/people and tell us about them.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
What do you hope brings you joy in the coming year?

Melissa writes Stirrup Queens and Lost and Found. Her novel about blogging is Life from Scratch.

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