Category Archives:Writing Prompts

2018 Writing Prompts #50

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Make up ten good character names.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about dancing.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story about a character returning to school.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about something you learned when someone was trying to teach you something else.

2018 Writing Prompts #49

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of a store you frequently shop in.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that includes one drop of liquid.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story set in the last place you visited out of town.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write a comparison of three different plants.

 

2018 Writing Prompts #48

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Rewrite the instructions on a bottle of medicine, adding as many adjectives and adverbs as you can think of.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that includes a necklace.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that begins with the closing of a book.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your experiences walking in the rain.

2018 Writing Prompts #46

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a list of as many colors as you can think of.

Poetry Prompt

Begin every line of your poem with a verb.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that begins with someone standing on a roof.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your experiences with mountains.

2018 Writing Prompts #45

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a phone or text conversation between two people who don’t know who they are talking to.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about oil.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that starts with a bet.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about the difference between types of friends.