You’ve imbibed a special potion that makes you immortal. Now that you’ve got forever, what changes will you make in your life? How will you live life differently, knowing you’ll always be around to be accountable for your actions?
Describe your first memorable experience exploring and spending time in nature. Were you in awe? Or were you not impressed? Would you rather spend time in the forest or the city?
Tell us a moment or an incident that you treasure – not necessarily because it brought you happiness, but because it taught you something about yourself.
Is there a painting or sculpture you’re drawn to? What does it say to you? Describe the experience. (Or, if art doesn’t speak to you, tell us why.)
Do you belong in this day and age? Do you feel comfortable being a citizen of the 21st-century? If you do, explain why — and if you don’t, when in human history would you rather be?

You’re going on a cross-country trip. Airplane, train, bus, or car? (Or something else entirely — bike? Hot air balloon?)
We all have something we’d like to write about, but that doesn’t really “fit” our blog. Write it anyway.
If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why?
Describe a moment of kindness, between you and someone else — loved one or complete stranger.
Often, our blogs have taglines. But what if humans did, too? What would your tagline be?

You have the power to change someones life. What would it be?, who?
Write a letter to the personality trait you like least, convincing it to shape up or ship out. Be as threatening, theatrical, or thoroughly charming as is necessary to get the job done.
Tell us about the last book you read (Why did you choose it? Would you recommend it?). To go further, write a post based on its subject matter.
Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof… describe your perfect, rainy afternoon.
Describe a memory or encounter in which you considered your faith, religion, spirituality — or lack of — for the first time.

You’re asked to nominate someone for TIME’s Person of the Year. Who would it be, and why?
What’s the biggest risk you’d like to take — but haven’t been able to? What would have to happen to make you comfortable taking it?
When you’re unwell, do you allow others to take care of you, or do you prefer to soldier on alone? What does it take for you to ask for help?
Write about something that happened over the weekend as though it’s the top story on your local paper.
Is being “normal” — whatever that means to you — a good thing, or a bad thing? Neither?

How do you manage your online privacy? Are there certain things you won’t post in certain places? Information you’ll never share online? Or do you assume information about you is accessible anyway?
Plan the ultimate celebration for the person you’re closest to, and tell us about it. Where is it? Who’s there? What’s served? What happens?
Write a review of your life — or the life of someone close to you — as if it were a movie or a book.
Tell us about a thing you’ll never to dare to write about.
If you could get all the nutrition you needed in a day with a pill — no worrying about what to eat, no food preparation — would you do it?

What’s your dream tourist destination — either a place you’ve been and loved, or a place you’d love to visit? What about it speaks to you?
Tell us about your favorite way to get lost in a simple activity — running, chopping vegetables, folding laundry, whatever. What’s it like when you’re in “the zone”?
Write about something you consider “ugly” — war, violence, failure, hatred — but try to find beauty, or a sense of hope, in your thoughts.
When faced with confrontation, do you head for the hills or walk straight in? Was there ever a time you wished you’d had the opposite reaction?
Draft a post with three parts, each unrelated to the another, but create a common thread between them by including the same item — an object, a symbol, a place — in each part.

Facebook has recently come under attack for failing to enforce its own guidelines on hate speech and violent imagery. Is it a website’s job to moderate the content users post, or should users have freedom to say what they want? Is there a happy medium? If so, how would you structure it?
Write about your first name: Are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself?
Tell us about a journey — whether a physical trip you took, or an emotional one.
What will the next must-have technological innovation be? Jetpacks? Hoverboards? Wind-powered calculators?
Where do your morals come from — your family? Your faith? Your philosophical worldview? How do you deal with those who don’t share them, or derive them from a different source?

Fiction writers: You’re stuck in an elevator with an popstar. Write this scene. Non-fiction writers: You’re stuck in an elevator with a person who is a popstar of the past. Write this scene.
You receive a gift that is bittersweet and makes you nostalgic. What is it?
Tell us about the last time you were really, truly jealous of someone. Did you act on it? Did it hurt your relationship?
You encounter a mysterious man offering you a magic potion that, once sipped, will make one of your senses (sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch) super sharp — but dull the others. Will you sip it, and if so, what sense do you choose?
Tell us about the most surprising helping hand you’ve ever received.

Write down the first sight, sound, smell, and sensation you experienced on waking up today. Pick the one you’re most drawn to, and write. (For a bigger challenge, pick the one you’re least drawn to.)
Tell us about something you would attempt if you were guaranteed not to fail (and tell us why you haven’t tried it yet).
On a weekend road trip, far away from home, you stumble upon a garage sale in a neighborhood you’re passing through. Astonished, you find an object among the belongings for sale that you recognize. Tell us about it.
What’s the most significant secret you’ve ever discovered about someone else? Did the truth come out?
Do you consider yourself the outgoing performer or the appreciative bystander? Why?

Today, tell us about the most unconventional love in your life.
Three people and a shower who doesn`t work
You’ve imbibed a special potion that makes you immortal. Now that you’ve got forever, what changes will you make in your life? How will you live life differently, knowing you’ll always be around to be accountable for your actions?
Describe your first memorable experience exploring and spending time in nature. Were you in awe? Or were you not impressed? Would you rather spend time in the forest or the city?
Tell us a moment or an incident that you treasure – not necessarily because it brought you happiness, but because it taught you something about yourself.

Is there a painting or sculpture you’re drawn to? What does it say to you? Describe the experience. (Or, if art doesn’t speak to you, tell us why.)
Do you belong in this day and age? Do you feel comfortable being a citizen of the 21st-century? If you do, explain why — and if you don’t, when in human history would you rather be?
You’re going on a cross-country trip. Airplane, train, bus, or car? (Or something else entirely — bike? Hot air balloon?)
We all have something we’d like to write about, but that doesn’t really “fit” our blog. Write it anyway.
If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why?

Describe a moment of kindness, between you and someone else — loved one or complete stranger.
Write a letter to the personality trait you like least, convincing it to shape up or ship out. Be as threatening, theatrical, or thoroughly charming as is necessary to get the job done.
Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof… describe your perfect, rainy afternoon.
Describe a memory or encounter in which you considered your faith, religion, spirituality — or lack of — for the first time.
What’s the biggest risk you’d like to take — but haven’t been able to? What would have to happen to make you comfortable taking it?

When you’re unwell, do you allow others to take care of you, or do you prefer to soldier on alone? What does it take for you to ask for help?
Write about something that happened over the weekend as though it’s the top story on your local paper.
Is being “normal” — whatever that means to you — a good thing, or a bad thing? Neither?
Plan the ultimate celebration for the person you’re closest to, and tell us about it. Where is it? Who’s there? What’s served? What happens?
If you could get all the nutrition you needed in a day with a pill — no worrying about what to eat, no food preparation — would you do it?

Tell us about your favorite way to get lost in a simple activity — running, chopping vegetables, folding laundry, whatever. What’s it like when you’re in “the zone”?
Write about something you consider “ugly” — war, violence, failure, hatred — but try to find beauty, or a sense of hope, in your thoughts.
When faced with confrontation, do you head for the hills or walk straight in? Was there ever a time you wished you’d had the opposite reaction?
Draft a post with three parts, each unrelated to the another, but create a common thread between them by including the same item — an object, a symbol, a place — in each part.
Write about your first name: Are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself?

Tell us about a journey — whether a physical trip you took, or an emotional one.
What will the next must-have technological innovation be? Jetpacks? Hoverboards? Wind-powered calculators?
Where do your morals come from — your family? Your faith? Your philosophical worldview? How do you deal with those who don’t share them, or derive them from a different source?
Tell us about the last time you were really, truly jealous of someone. Did you act on it? Did it hurt your relationship?
You encounter a mysterious man offering you a magic potion that, once sipped, will make one of your senses (sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch) super sharp — but dull the others. Will you sip it, and if so, what sense do you choose?

Tell us about the most surprising helping hand you’ve ever received.
Write down the first sight, sound, smell, and sensation you experienced on waking up today. Pick the one you’re most drawn to, and write. (For a bigger challenge, pick the one you’re least drawn to.)
Tell us about something you would attempt if you were guaranteed not to fail (and tell us why you haven’t tried it yet).
On a weekend road trip, far away from home, you stumble upon a garage sale in a neighborhood you’re passing through. Astonished, you find an object among the belongings for sale that you recognize. Tell us about it.
What’s the most significant secret you’ve ever discovered about someone else? Did the truth come out?

Do you consider yourself the outgoing performer or the appreciative bystander? Why?
Today, tell us about the most unconventional love in your life.
We each have many types of love relationships — parents, children, spouses, friends. And they’re not always with people; you may love an animal, or a place. Is there a single idea or definition that runs through all the varieties of “love”?
Language evolves. The meaning of a word can shift over time as we use it differently — think of “cool,” “heavy,” or even “literally.” Today, give a word an evolutionary push: give a common word a new meaning, explain it to us, and use it in the title of your post.
When you gaze out your window — real or figurative — do you see the forest first, or the trees?

Tell us about a time where everything you’d hoped would happen actually did.
What’s the most significant secret you’ve ever kept? Did the truth ever come out?
Describe a little thing — one of the things you love that defines your world but is often overlooked.
Turn to your co-workers, kids, Facebook friends, family — anyone who’s accessible — and ask them to suggest an article, an adjective, and a noun. There’s your post title! Now write.
To what extent is your blog a place for your own self-expression and creativity vs. a site designed to attract readers? How do you balance that? If sticking to certain topics and types of posts meant your readership would triple, would you do it?

Do you need to agree with an artist’s lifestyle or politics to appreciate their art? To spend money on it?
Do you feel uncomfortable when you see someone else being embarrassed? What’s most likely to make you squirm?
What do you display on the walls of your home — photos, posters, artwork, nothing? How do you choose what to display? What mood are you trying to create?
Tell us about a book you can read again and again without getting bored — what is it that speaks to you?
If you could clone yourself, how would you split up your responsibilities?

Have you ever had a random encounter or fleeting moment with a stranger that stuck with you?
What’s the one habit you’d change about yourself, if you could simply flick a switch and have it happen?
What song is stuck in your head (or on permanent rotation in your CD or MP3 player) these days? Why does it speak to you?
Get to a nearby cafe: write about a person, place, and thing in as great detail as you can muster.
Head to one of your favorite blogs. Write a companion piece to their penultimate post.

If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be, and why? If that seems too easy, try this one: who would you like to have spend a day as you and what do you hope they’d learn from the experience?
You receive a call from an unexpected person. Who is it, and what is the conversation about? Go!
You get to produce your own television show. What’s it about? Who’s starring in it? Describe it in detail.
Write a piece of fiction describing the incident that gave rise to the phrase, “third time’s the charm.”
Who doesn’t love a list? So write one! Top five slices of pizza in your town, ten reasons disco will never die, the three secrets to happiness — go silly or go deep, just go list-y.

Pause whatever you’re doing, and ask the person nearest you what they’re thinking about (call someone if you have to). Write a post based on it.
You’ve inherited $5 million, with instructions that you must give it all away — but you can choose any organizations you like to be the beneficiaries. Where does the money go?
How are you more likely to make an important decision — by reasoning through it, or by going with your gut?
Imperfections — in things, in people, in places — add character to life. Tell us about an imperfection that you cherish.
If you ran away and joined the circus, what would your role be? Would you run a concession? Would you train elephants? Be a clown? Ringmaster? Why?

For many of us, winter is blooming into spring, or fall hardening into winter. Which season do you most look forward to?
Tell us about another blogger who has influenced your own online journey.
You’ve been asked to speak at your high school alma mater — about the path of life. (Whoa.) Draft the speech.
Tell us about a sensation — a taste, a smell, a piece of music — that transports you back to childhood.
Describe an item you were incredibly attached to as a child. What became of it?

Do you ever get into a food rut, eating the same meal over and over? If so, what’s your rut? How do you get out of the rut?
Do you feel like you “get” social media, or do you just use it because that’s where all your friends and family are?
Does a messy home (or office) make you anxious and cranky, or is cleaning something you just do before company comes over?
You’ve being exiled to a private island, and your captors will only supply you with five foods. What do you pick?
We cry for lots of reasons: sadness, pain, fear . . . and happiness. When was the last time you shed tears of joy?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a member of the opposite sex for a day? What do you think life would be like?
What activity, task, or game do you love most in the world? Why?
If you could choose to be any famous person who would you be, and why?
Describe the last time you were moved to tears by something beautiful.
Humans have very strong scent memory. Tell us about a smell that transports you.

Some people eat to live, while others live to eat. What about you? How far would you travel for the best meal of your life?
You’re having a nightmare, and have to choose between three doors. Pick one, and tell us about what you find on the other side.
If your government (local or national) accomplishes one thing in ….., what would you like that to be?
Write a letter to your mom. Tell her something you’ve always wanted to say, but haven’t been able to.
What is your worst lazy thing?

A writer once said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” If this is true, which five people would you like to spend your time with?
Put together a a musical playlist of songs that describe your life, including what you hope your future entails.
Have you ever gone to a new place or tried a new experience and thought to yourself, “I’m never doing that again!” Tell us about it.
Walking down the street, you encounter a folded piece of paper on the sidewalk. You pick it up and read it and immediately, your life has changed. Describe this experience.
When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? What are you now? Are the two connected?

Anachronism (noun): an error in chronology; a person or thing that’s chronologically out of place. Write a story in which a person or thing is out of place, or recount a time when you felt out of place.
Why did you start your writing? Is that still why you write, or has your writing gone in a different direction than you’d planned?
Pick a divisive issue currently in the news. Write a two-paragraph response in which you take on two personas and approach the topic from both sides.
When was the last time your walked away from a discussion, only to think of The Perfect Comeback hours later? Recreate the scene for us, and use your winning line.
Create a short story, piece of memoir, or epic poem that is 26 sentences long, in which the first sentence begins with “A” and each sentence thereafter begins with the next letter of the alphabet.

If you could take a break from your life and go back to school to master a subject, what would it be?
It’s the year ….. A major museum is running an exhibition on life and culture as it was in …… You’re asked to write an introduction for the show’s brochure. What will it say?
If a restaurant were to name something after you, what would it be? Describe it. (Bonus points if you give us a recipe!)
After spending time with a group of people, do you feel energized and ready for anything or do you want to hide in the corner with a good book?
If you had the opportunity to live a nomadic life, traveling from place to place, would you do it? Do you need a home base? What makes a place “home” to you?

If you could be a “fly on the wall” anywhere and at any time in history, where and when would you choose?
Think of a topic or issue about which you’ve switched your opinion. Why the change?
What’s your favorite part about visiting a new place — the food? The architecture? The people watching?
You win a contest to build your dream pool. Tell us all about it. What features will it have?
If you normally write non-fiction, post a photo. If you normally post images, write fiction. If you normally write fiction, write a poem. If you normally write poetry, draw a picture.

If one experience or life change results from you writing your blog, what would you like it to be?
Write whatever you normally write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week.
If the world worked on a barter system, how would you fare? Would you have services to barter? Would you be successful, or would you struggle?

If you could live a nomadic life, would you? Where would you go? How would you decide? What would life be like without a “home base”?
Are as comfortable in front of a camera as behind one? Being written about, as well as writing?
Finish this sentence: “When I look in the car, I . . . “
Tell us about the last time you had a real, deep, crying-from-laughing belly laugh.
Pinpoint a moment in your past where you had to make a big decision. Write about that other alternate life that could have unfolded.