Writing Prompt: Day 215

215.jpgDay 215 of 365 Days of Writing Prompts: List your character’s Top 10 least favorite things.


  1. Waiting
  2. Mosquitos
  3. Dress pants
  4. Getting stuck in traffic
  5. Mold
  6. Litter
  7. Small talk
  8. Backseat drivers
  9. Cigarette smoke
  10. Bullies


  1. Junk mail
  2. The color pink
  3. Iced coffee
  4. Voice messages
  5. Monday morning meetings
  6. People who talk on their phone at checkout
  7. Pickup lines
  8. Noise canceling headphones
  9. Misting rain
  10. Golf

These are a few of your characters least favorite things.

4 thoughts on “Writing Prompt: Day 215

  1. 1. Watching everything you’ve ever known as home and loved as your own being washed away by sudden, heavy storms.
    2. The pages of books being torn haphazardly from their bindings and tossed into the fire to cleanse their knowledge.
    3. Calls for help unanswered because anyone who would notice is too petrified to make a move to offer aid.
    4. Watching cherry blossoms drifting like lost souls to the sooty ground as a fire blazes around smelling of spring.
    5. Bells clanging in the middle of a quiet day that breaks apart the joy and calmness; suddenly causing chaos.
    6. The world being so devoid of warmth and life that human souls have nothing to do but gaze skyward.
    7. Hugging someone you love dearly in their last moments and having them fade away without saying a last goodbye.
    8. Spending your days lying on a sandy beach with the sun beating down on your neck, alone and broke.
    9. Smelling your favorite food, but not being privy to have even the slightest taste as someone else devours it whole.
    10. The gut-wrenching feeling of defeat when you realize you’re never going to finish that first piece of art.


  2. 1. Thunderstorms
    2. Complete quiet
    3. Supernatural stuff (ghosts, magic, monsters)
    4. Aliens
    5. Helplessness
    6. Large animals with sharp teeth
    7. Heat waves
    8. Losing someone
    9. Giving up/surrendering
    10. Betrayal


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