Blog > August Writing Prompt: the last book you've read
The writing prompts invite postcrossers to write about a different topic on their postcard’s messages every month. These are just suggestions though — if you already know what you want to write about, or the recipient gives you some pointers, that’s great too!
So… any good literary tips?
The last book I’ve read is one I’ve read quite a few times, and regularly return to when I’m feeling overwhelmed. It’s a very short read called How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, by Arnold Bennett. Despite being a book from the early 1900s (and thus available for free at Project Gutenberg), its advice still feels very appropriate in the age of digital distractions. I would recommend it to anyone who feels like they are constantly running out of time, for some refreshing perspective.
What about you? What was the last book you’ve read? And would you recommend it? We encourage you to write about it on the postcards you send out this month.
PS – A quick update on our 150 years of postcards party: events are being planned in 12 different countries already, including museum tours and many meetups. Later today we will check our PO box to see if the first postcards for the UPU postcard exhibition have already arrived. We’ll keep you posted! 😊