Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and this holiday, built around family traditions and get-togethers, is sure to be filled with smiles, tears, and lots of unforgettable writing inspiration. Before you sink into the couch for a turkey-induced nap, jot a few notes for your next project using these Thanksgiving writing prompts.
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It’s their first Thanksgiving together as a family. As they go around the table and each person reveals what he or she is most thankful for, what does each person say?
Long after sunset, this pilgrim girl is still waiting for someone to arrive. Who is she expecting?
Someone at this holiday gathering has just made a surprising announcement. What is the toast that follows, and who gives it?
This man is returning home for Thanksgiving after a long absence. Where has he been? Why is he returning now?
It was Clem’s big scene in the town’s annual Thanksgiving Day pageant, but he forgot his lines! Desperate to fill the silence, he begins to improvise wildly. What happens next?