31 Days of Writing Prompts (Fall Edition)

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Take time to record your thoughts by participating in our 31 writing prompts. Fall is a great season to spend time journaling because we naturally begin...

Autumn is a great season to spend time journaling because we naturally begin to look back and reflect on the year. Take time to record your thoughts this month by participating in our 31 writing prompts.

As you will see there is a writing prompt for every day of the month, but don’t feel like you have to do them in order. Print the list below and select a new prompt each day. As you finish one, cross it off the list. You may even want to choose a special journal to house your thoughts this month. Happy writing, friends!

31 Writing Prompts for Fall

  1. Describe your ideal fall vacation getaway.
  2. Write down your favorite recipe to make during the colder months.
  3. What is your favorite fall memory from childhood?
  4. Write a short story about visiting a pumpkin patch.
  5. Take a walk outside with a notebook and write down what you see.
  6. Make a list of 10 things you’re grateful for.
  7. Do you have a favorite scary story? Write it down.
  8. Make a list of special fall activities you want to do this season and share your bucket list with your family or a friend and ask them to participate.
  9. Describe what a perfect fall night at home looks like for you.
  10. Write a letter to a friend and drop it in the mail.
  11. What changes have you made in your life in the past month?
  12. What changes would you like to see yourself make during the remainder of the year?
  13. Try a new recipe that features pumpkin and write your review after a taste test.
  14. Does your family carve pumpkins? If so, draw what your Jack-o-lanterns look like.
  15. If you could sit down with anyone — living or deceased — who would you choose and why?
  16. Write a letter to your younger self and bestow some wisdom you wish you knew back then.
  17. Do you have any favorite fall traditions?
  18. What has been the best part of 2021 so far?
  19. What has been the hardest part about 2021?
  20. Write a list of activities that always make you happy and can boost your mood when you’re feeling down.
  21. If you have a favorite podcast, what do you like about it?
  22. Make a list of your favorite movies to watch during the fall.
  23. What is stressing you out today?
  24. What is your favorite moment from today?
  25. Write a list of your favorite songs.
  26. What do you need more of in your life? What do you need less of in your life?
  27. Do you feel more inspired during the fall? If so, why do you think that is?
  28. Where do you hope you are this time next year?
  29. How can you make someone’s day better?
  30. Write a short story about animals on a farm.
  31. Write about something that scares you.

Don’t want the creativity to stop flowing? Check out more writing prompts to keep you writing.

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Erika Bennett is the Content Manager for Xulon Press. She has worked in the publishing industry for more than a decade and her passion is to make sure great books find their way into readers' hands. You can also find her writing on XulonPress.Substack.com.

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