Category Archives:Writing

2018 Writing Prompts #14

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a dialog between two people who are trying to decide where to go on vacation

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about breaking a small object

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story set in the lobby of a doctor or dentist’s office

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a time you had to deal with bureaucracy

2018 Writing Prompts #13

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

In five minutes, write as many sentences as you can that use the word “run” in a different way.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that describes something very small.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story in which a character gets criticized for something he or she is proud of.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write a about your favorite book and what you like about it.

2018 Writing Prompts #12

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of an animal you find interesting.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about waiting for a specific event.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that starts with the character taking a picture of something.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Research and write about a song you find interesting.

2018 Writing Prompts #11

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Explain what the word beautiful means to you.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem in which something grows and something shrinks.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes a fall.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Compare and contrast two different cities.

2018 Writing Prompts #10

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Describe the color of an object near you without ever naming what that color is.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about a rivalry.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story in which one character reveals an unusual talent that another character has.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about an experience you had that involved birds.