Writing Prompts

How has your period impacted your social life?

Tell us your story of endometriosis.

What advice did your father give you?

Tell about a time your feared for your life.

When did you last say “I told you so?”

Share a period horror story.

What pick-up lines has a date used on you?

How did you learn about menstruation?

Have you ever been to a sex shop?

What makes you feel empowered?

What defines you as a woman?

When did you first fall in love?

How does health insurance impact your life?

Write about your first broken heart.

Write about your childhood heroes/idols.

Describe your relationship with your sister.

Have you ever been discriminated against?

What are some of your prejudices?

Tell us about hair removal.

How did you tell your mom you got your period?

Describe the struggles of fertility.

Write about your adoption experience.

What injustice makes you angriest?

What makes you use profane language?

 Have you ever been betrayed? What did this betrayal make you feel or help you learn?

 Do you ever get that ‘not so fresh feeling’?

What makes you feel most proud about being a woman today?

 Why do you think make-up is a necessary evil?

 My bucket list is…

 Describe your dream job…

 What is the most courageous thing you have ever done?

 When do you feel your sexiest?

 What are some of the biggest challenges that women face today? How will these change in the next 20 years?

Did you have what psychologists call a “transitional object” as a child? That is, a special stuffed animal, blanket or toy that you took everywhere? If so, what was it, and what do you remember about its role in your life? If you didn’t, what other important or beloved object do you remember from your childhood? Where is that object today?

What can an older generation learn from you and your generation? What could a younger generation learn from you and your generation?

Have you ever tried to hide your racial, sexual, religious, or ethnic identity? Who did you hide it from? How did you feel?

How do you find peace in your life?

How are roles for women different from roles of men in your family?

How did you learn about sex? Have your attitudes about sex changed as you’ve matured?

If you could write a “thank you note” to any object or lesson you’ve encountered in your life, what would you say?

What does your hairstyle, dress, and way of moving through the world communicate to people who might pass you on the street?

Imagine you are running for president, what would your platform be? 

What are you passionate about?

How do you nurture your creative side?

How did it feel the first time you fell in love?

How did you feel, the first time you tried something that you were afraid to try?

Was there a teacher who made a significant impact in your life? How did they do it?

Did having children impact your friendships with other women?

If you were on a reality tv show, what would the show be about?

If you could have a man experience the most trying day in your life, what would he experience?

Top ten mansplaining experiences

Imagine you’re a bartender and you create a new drink menu:

Top Ten drinks named after stupid pick-up lines

What do you wish you could tell yourself at age 16?

What do you love about women?

What’s the worst thing someone has ever said to you?

Pretend your breasts can talk. What would they say?

Tell me about your last period like I’m your best friend.

What is the best advice your mother ever gave you?

What is something your grandmother did that you think is amazing… or horrible?

We’re totally sure you don’t have any control issues… but if you did, what would they be?

 If you had the power to stop one thing on this planet, what would it be and why?

 Hey girlll… what are you wearing and how does it make you feel?