NaBloPoMo October 2014 Prompts

3 years ago

The theme for October's NaBloPoMo is CRUNCH. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in October -- 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!)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Crunch crunch crunch: leaves are starting to carpet the sidewalks. Tell us about your favourite autumnal sound.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Winter and summer are two seasons that have songs clearly associated with the time period. But are there any songs that remind you of fall?

Friday, October 3, 2014
Which smell lets you know that it is autumn?

Monday, October 6, 2014
Pumpkin spiced flavoured everything: can't get enough OR enough already!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Tell us about your favourite autumnal edible treat.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Which pie wins your heart as the classic autumnal pie: apple or pumpkin?

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Is there any fall flavour that turns your stomach?

Friday, October 10, 2014
Tell us your favourite crunchy thing to eat.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Do you work well under pressure when it's crunch time?

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
What do you always put off to last minute?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Do you usually run late, early, or on-time?

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Tell us about your ideal hayride. What would you bring? Who would be there?

Friday, October 17, 2014
When was the last time you went to a campfire/bonfire? Tell us about it.

Monday, October 20, 2014
Autumn reminds us that everything changes. What do you wish you could change in your life right now?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Orange is a colour that people either hate or love: tell us how you feel about it.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A Wordless Wednesday: take and post a picture of the fallen leaves outside.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Craft bloggers: come up with a project that uses crunchy autumnal leaves.

Friday, October 24, 2014
If babyhood is spring and young adulthood is summer, which age do you consider to be the start to the "autumn" of life?

Monday, October 27, 2014
Do you enjoy being scared such as watching horror movies or reading scary books?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Tell us a ghost story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tell us about your favourite costume from childhood.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
If you had unlimited resources and artistic skills, what would you want to be for Halloween?

Friday, October 31, 2014
Tell us if you're going to dress up tonight for Halloween. (And better yet, show us a picture of your costume!)

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

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