If you’re looking for fresh writing topics, you need to put together some articles for Father’s Day. This yearly holiday celebrating dad’s is a magnificent opportunity to showcase your writing skills. Here are 8 writing topics for you to consider writing about this Father’s Day.

Celebrate dads and showcase your writing skills with these Father's Day writing ideas.
Celebrate dads and showcase your writing skills with these Father’s Day writing ideas.
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#1. Your Personal Story

Nothing resonates more with readers than being honest in your writing. Use this upcoming Father’s Day as a chance to share your personal story of becoming a father.

Tell your readers what being a father means to you. You can touch on your proudest moments as a dad or mention gift ideas. It’s all up to you.

This fresh writing topic will help you sharpen your storytelling and writing skills.

#2 It’s the Thought That Counts

Now is the time to relive gifts from Father's Day past. This fresh writing topic will help add some humor to your work.
Now is the time to relive gifts from Father’s Day past. This fresh writing topic will help add some humor to your work.
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This Father’s Day writing idea is perfect for anyone who has ever given or received an outrageously bad or good Father’s Day gift.

If you’re a writer who likes to use humor in your writing, consider taking on this fresh writing topic. Writing about past gifts can help you relive and remember to celebrate dads every year.

#3 Celebrate… Every Day

Speaking of celebration, why wait until June 21st every year to celebrate dads. We should all be doing this every day.

This fresh writing topic will allow you to teach readers how to make everyday feel like Father’s Day for the dad’s in their life.

Touch on simple, inexpensive ways that everyone can let their fathers know that they are special and truly appreciated.

#4 Life Lessons

Take the time to think back on advice you've received this Father's Day. Use these words of wisdom as an opportunity to celebrate dads.
Take the time to think back on advice you’ve received this Father’s Day. Use these words of wisdom as an opportunity to celebrate dads.
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We’ve all learned countless life lessons from our fathers. Use this fresh writing topic as a trip down memory lane.

Conjure up all those words of wisdom and pieces of advice (warranted or not) that you’ve received from your dad over the years.

If you have enough life lessons to share, set up your Father’s Day writing as a bulleted or numbered list. Leave nothing out. No piece of advice or word or wisdom is too small.

#5 Stepdads

If you have experience as a stepdad, use Father’s Day as an opportunity to write about your experience. Share your struggles and triumphs of being a stepparent.

Give other some advice or insight into how you handled tough situations and conversations. This fresh writing topic will give you a chance to go deep and get emotional.

#6 Honoring Single Moms

For some, Father’s Day is a time to honor the sacrifice their mom’s made as single parents. If a single parent raised you, take the time to write about how much your mom means to you.

Help the reader understand how your mom could fill both parenting roles while providing for you and your siblings.

This is also a brilliant time for single moms to share their stories and explain how hard it is to be both mom and dad simultaneously.

#7 Memorable Moments

Think back on your favorite memories with your dad and recount them in your Father's Day writing.
Think back on your favorite memories with your dad and recount them in your Father’s Day writing.
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Do a recap of some of your most memorable moments this Father’s Day to celebrate your dad. Mention highlights from your childhood, teenage years, high school, college, and beyond.

Including photo to go along with these memories is helpful too. Looking through old photos can help you come up with fresh writing topics for Father’s Day.

#8 Advice for Future Dads

You cannot celebrate Father’s Day without giving a shout out to the soon to be first time dads. These future fathers will more than likely want or need all the advice they can get from experienced pros.

Whether you just recently became a dad or have decades of experience, you have plenty to offer these newbies. Pick out 5 or 10 solid pieces of parenting advice.


This fresh writing topic will help many future parents out there avoid unnecessary heartache and headaches.