Return of the Writing Prompt

Hello writers!

We apologize for the long delay since the last writing prompt. We had some technical difficulties.

But we’re back!

We just launched a new feature on Medium called “Responses.” At the bottom of this page, you will see a new button:

That is how you are going to submit your entry to the writing prompt. Click it and a new story will be created, with all the regular Medium formatting features, and when published will appear on your profile as its own stand-alone story. Additionally, your response will also be a link at the bottom of this page.


What has been the longest minute of your life?

  • When the crowded elevator stopped between floors
  • Waiting for the doctor to walk in
  • While you first laid eyes on that person
  • After you realized the brakes gave out

The story with the most recommendations at 11:59 p.m. PST on Wednesday Oct 8th will win a bunch of Medium swag, and will be tweeted from the @Medium Twitter account.


Got it? Ok. Ready, set…RESPOND!

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