These writing prompts should help you creatively reflect on 2015 as it comes to an end.
• Ann stared at the empty hospital bed – the bed that had been her husband’s for so many months. Whether she liked it or not, life would definitely be different in 2016.
• Margot stood at the window, watching the snow as it softly fell on her patio furniture. She had always had mixed feelings about winter and the cold weather.
• “If you aren’t doing what you want to be doing, you’re giving your life away,” said Barrett. He stared at his wife. “What do you want to be doing, Lauren?”
• At the shelter, they told Megan to make a list of what she was thankful for. She could only think of one thing. Well, two things, actually. They had escaped. And she and her children were alive and well.
• This vacation was a terrible idea. Erin realized that now as she waited for the ski lift – alone.
• Resolutions? Jennifer never made New Year’s resolutions. They were a waste of time. Unless…
• The little fur ball would be staying with Margaret for just a few weeks – a month or so at the longest. She knew that. The agency would find the dog a “forever home.” She didn’t need to worry. Did she?
• Logan thought about the sunny corner office he would be enjoying once he went back to work after the first of the year. People would kill to have an office like that. So why did he his stomach knot up whenever he thought of sitting at his desk in that office, looking out all those huge windows at the city beyond?
• Would it really matter if I lost 30 pounds in 2016? wondered Cassidy. Would anyone even notice?
• Dianne walked from room to room of her house, surveying all that she and husband had accumulated over the last 22 years. She knew she didn’t want to pack up all this stuff and drag it with them halfway across the country. But what would she do with it all?