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Write Now! Persuasive Writing Prompts:
Write a Vacation Postcard

Practice your copywriting skills with this prompt from The Professional Writers’ Alliance (PWA).

In this Write Now! exercise, you’ll discover how to write powerful copy in a very small space … where every word counts.

Watch this video by copywriter Christy Goldfeder to get your imagination going! You’ll write about a vacation spot or experience that left a great impression on you. (Or read the transcript below.)

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Think about a favorite place that you’ve traveled to on vacation. Remember what it felt like to be on a break, away from your every day routines. And remember everything that that you loved about it.

What kind of place is it? Did you go to the beach, or the mountains or tour a city? What were your favorite parts of the trip?

In this Write Now! Exercise, use your memories to write a vivid postcard to a friend. Use as much descriptive language as you can and think about what words describing the sights, flavors, sounds, and scents paint the picture.

Remember, you only have a small space to write, so make your descriptions count.

Write Now! persuasive writing prompts are presented by the Professional Writers’ Alliance (PWA) — a professional association just for direct-response industry writers. Learn about the many benefits of a PWA membership.

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Published: July 19, 2017

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