Weekend Writing Prompt #147 – Perplex

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Perplex

Challenge

 

The challenge is simple: each week you will be given an exact number of words you can use to write a poem or piece of prose.  You can use any format or style you like; go wherever your inspiration takes you.  The only rules are these:

  • your poem / prose must contain this week’s word.  The word does not have to count towards the exact word count total – it can be in the title, or the first letters of the lines of a poem can spell it out – you can be as creative as you want as long as it’s there somewhere.
  • the length of your poem / prose must match the number of words stated in this week’s challenge.  No more.  No less.

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!


* Whispers and Echoes – an online journal of short writing – is always open to submissions *
Our Current Special Call: Spring-inspired poetry and flash fiction
Check out the guidelines here

Weekend Writing Prompt Year 1 Anthology: Outcast and Other Words – Read for free here

35 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt #147 – Perplex

  1. Pingback: Newcomer | Padre's Ramblings

  2. Pingback: Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt

  3. Pingback: Life Signs – Weekend Writing Prompt | Jo Hawk

  4. Pingback: Ninety words from Keith’s Ramblings

  5. Pingback: Things are simple | MC's Whispers

  6. Pingback: Rejoined – Claudia's Blog

  7. Pingback: Quite Simply | Na'ama Yehuda

  8. Pingback: Sammiscribbles Weekend Writing Prompt 3-7-20 – The Bag Lady

  9. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt – Perplex | Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple

  10. Pingback: What Gives? – Notes to Women

  11. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt #147—Perplex – Paperkutzs

  12. Pingback: Labyrinth. – The Ederren

  13. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt 08/03/20 – The Ministry of Shrawley Walks

  14. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt # 147- Preplex – Keep it alive

  15. Pingback: Sammiscribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Refaire – The Bag Lady

  16. Pingback: She is…. – Team Follow Through

  17. Pingback: PERPLEXED – IRINI

  18. Pingback: “The Nose Have It!” ©J.E.Goldie Weekend Writing Prompt #147 – Perplex – Mar 7 2020 | Jen Goldie – A little this, a little that, some real and some imaginings.

  19. Pingback: Who But a Human | crispina kemp

  20. Pingback: Flash Fiction: You Can’t Game Plan the Unknown – MMA Storytime

  21. Pingback: Excuse Me? (flash fiction) – joanne the geek

Leave a Reply to Nascent Ederren Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.