Weekend Writing Prompt #259- Spotlight

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

Spotlight

Challenge

wk 259 spotlight

Weekend Writing Prompt #259: This weekend you challenge is to write a poem or a piece of prose in exactly 21 words using the word “Spotlight”.

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 (see note below).  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.
  • A note on the word: you can use any variation of the word (for example: call, calls, calling, called etc).  If you find you are struggling to use this week’s word you may substitute it for a synonym – just include a note to explain the swap.  Remember, this is supposed to be fun! 🙂

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


Whispers and Echoes – is an online journal of short writing – read it here *
Check out the journal’s submission guidelines here – now open for general submissions

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

56 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt #259- Spotlight

  1. Pingback: Investigation | Padre's Ramblings

  2. Pingback: Beauty for Ashes – HealthBeautyVille

  3. Pingback: Deserving – Reena Saxena

  4. Pingback: Spotlight – Special Mom’s blog

  5. Pingback: A Little Morning Madness (acrostic) | Sammi Cox

  6. Pingback: Spotlight (21) | Michaelsfishbowl

  7. Pingback: I spot light, by Britta Benson – Odds & Ends – Poetry Blog

  8. Pingback: Acting up! – Peter's pondering

  9. Pingback: spotted at a distance – Louis N. Carreras, Woodcarver

  10. Pingback: Marguerite | crispina kemp

  11. Pingback: Spot Light Within… – Musings of a Sanguine Christian Woman

  12. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt — In the Spotlight – This, That, and The Other

  13. Pingback: Sammiscribbles Weekend Writing Prompt – The Bag Lady

  14. Pingback: Sternlight, or: Spotlight – The Skeptic's Kaddish 🇮🇱

  15. Pingback: Her Big Night

  16. Pingback: Storytelling – A Sprinkle of Faith

  17. Pingback: Twenty-one words – Keith's Ramblings

  18. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt #259- Spotlight ©Jen Goldie May 15, 2022 |

  19. Pingback: Maternal Pride – My Vivid Blog

  20. Pingback: Co-existence – Sunra Rainz

  21. Pingback: Bits of this, bits of that – Kitty's Verses

  22. Pingback: Spotlight | pensitivity101

  23. Pingback: Blissfully Unknown – Christine's Collection

  24. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt – Spotlight – ❀ Welcome To LSS Attitude of Gratitude❀

  25. Pingback: How to Create a Killer | Bartholomew Barker, Poet

  26. Pingback: You – Mindfills

  27. Pingback: Weekend Writing Prompt #259- Spotlight | My Take – K’Dion

  28. Let the rain drip down
    On to a leaf
    Didn’t make a sound
    All the way down into the inner tree
    It fell down onto another leaf
    Reached and touched the brown soft wood
    All the way down to the roots
    It gave the tree life
    That rain stop deserve just own spotlight.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a 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 )

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.