Living Out Loud

50 Ideas for Blog Posts

A photo by Andraz Lazicof two men sitting outdoors at typewriters

  1. A road trip you've taken that was memorable
  2. On what subjects are you outspoken and on what subjects are you mostly mute?
  3. Why do you like your favorite restaurant?
  4. What woman in your family do you most admire and why?
  5. What is the most memorable job you've held?
  6. What is or was your relationship with people from your parent's generation?
  7. Do you have any unpopular opinions or dislike something that many people like?
  8. What is the funniest book or TV show with which you are familiar?
  9. Do you have a gratitude practice? Why or why not? What sort of things are you grateful for?
  10. What's your relationship with physical labor? Do you enjoy, accept or avoid it?
  11. What is your current relationship with technology? Do you enjoy it? Does it cause you anxiety?
  12. What hobbies have you had in the past that you no longer have? What happened?
  13. What societal problems is your region known for and do they affect you?
  14. What has your relationship with music been like throughout your life?
  15. Are you an early or late adopter of technology? What makes you that way?
  16. What things are easy for you to write about? What things are hard?
  17. What are your favorite books and why?
  18. How do you feel about alcohol? Is it something you enjoy? What do you like? What do you dislike?
  19. What is your favorite food? Why do you like it? What is your history with it?
  20. How do you like to watch movies? Are you a theater goer, a streamer, or do you like physical media?
  21. What kind of adventures have you had pursuing your hobbies?
  22. Have you been to a memorable concert? What made it stand out to you?
  23. What words of wisdom would you have appreciated from your younger self?
  24. Write a review of your favorite album. What lyrics mean something special to you?
  25. Is there a special food from your region or heritage that you a particular appreciation for?
  26. Are you retired or working? What are your plans for retirement?
  27. What kind of decorations do you have in your workspace? What do they mean to you?
  28. Do you have an /Interests page on your blog? What is on it or what would you put on one if you made it?
  29. Can you make a list of 20 moments in your current or past life that you would classify as sublime?
  30. What is something you are passionate about and why?
  31. Is there a particular country other than your own that fascinates you? Why?
  32. What is your perfect record album?
  33. What are five issues that have affected your political life?
  34. Write a book review of the last book you couldn't put down.
  35. What is your typical day like from the time you wake up until you go to bed?
  36. What do you remember about your first computer and learning to use it?
  37. Do you have any good or bad stories from your relationship with social media or Internet communities?
  38. How do you feel about writing? Is it often cathartic, fun, a chore?
  39. What do you like to read? Books, newsletters, doomscrolling, blogs, paper magazines?
  40. What is the most scared you have ever been? Can you write about it? (Don't dig up trauma for a blog post)
  41. What is your relationship with your phone? Does it make you happy or sad? Do you get a new one frequently or infrequently?
  42. Write a #FollowFriday with the names of your favorite bloggers or social media follows and why you like them.
  43. What's the last trip you took? Was it fun? Why or why not.
  44. Are you an exerciser? What physical achievement are you most proud of? Ever play any sports?
  45. What do you remember being a big deal to adults during your childhood or teenaged years?
  46. What is your all-time favorite story to tell from all the jobs you've held?
  47. Do you consider yourself to be an international person? Why or why not? If so, write about people you know or have known from other countries.
  48. Have you ever had a brush with celebrity? Write about It.
  49. Do you have a set of rules or guidelines for your life? Did you write them? Why do you use them?
  50. Write about a news event from when you were still in school and how it made you feel.


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