Think back about …

Parties

Birthday parties, holiday parties, dinner parties, dance parties—we punctuate our lives with parties. Think back ... to parties you remember. Which did you enjoy and which did you hate? Were you the life of the party or the wallflower? What was the best party you ever attended? What was the worst? What parties have you thrown? Is our two-party system obsolete? Share your party stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Readers’ Choice

Op Tails
I went to work for Management Decision Systems in May of 1981. It was a young, vibrant company founded by John D. C. Little [...]
Aftermath
I walk out in a daze, music ringing in my ears, the girls in their party dresses still twirling across my eyes.
The Party That Rocked my Block
My first two kids were pretty tame as teens, so when I learned about the ambulance in front of our house and every neighbor [...]

Stories from the Previous Prompt

What We Ate

A culinary endurance story
Being from an Italian Family was well…… a culinary journey and a eating endurance contest. I grew up in a what [...]
Grazing Through the Day
by
You always see stories and comic strips about teenage boys eating refrigerators. I was a skinny teenage girl, and this is [...]

Other Recent Stories

Another Pair of Dice by the Dashboard Light
“Twenty-eight dollars!” I screamed.  “We put in 100 hours between us and we split twenty-eight dollars?” 
Prompted By My First Paycheck
My Summer Job – Hard Work for a Very Small Paycheck
My first paycheck, and many meager ones that followed, taught me to respect people who work hard but earn little -- something [...]
Prompted By My First Paycheck

Think back about …

Parties

Birthday parties, holiday parties, dinner parties, dance parties—we punctuate our lives with parties. Think back ... to parties you remember. Which did you enjoy and which did you hate? Were you the life of the party or the wallflower? What was the best party you ever attended? What was the worst? What parties have you thrown? Is our two-party system obsolete? Share your party stories forward.

Refer a Friend to Retrospect

(opens an email that you can customize and send to others)