Daily, genre-inspired writing prompts for authors, teachers, and journaling

Journaling + Fiction – July 22

“A sense of humor is essentially a sense of perspective. It is an understanding that comes from a true sense of proportion. Humor is not a matter of laughing at things, but of understanding them.”
Nivard Kinsella

Journal prompt: Spend at least 20 minutes writing about your most personal experience of the adage that comedy is tragedy plus time.

Fiction writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist fails to see the humor that’s obvious to everyone else.

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