Category Archives:Writing Prompts

2018 Writing Prompts #39

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write the instructions for a game.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about not being ready for something.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that begins with a character who has their eyes closed.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about one of your favorite activities.

2018 Writing Prompts #38

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Describe the sight, smell, sound, and taste of your favorite (or least favorite) beverage.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that uses the words “inside” and “outside”.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story about someone who is trying very hard not to get upset or angry.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a relationship you had in which you felt you were at a disadvantage.

 

2018 Writing Prompts #37

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write an advertisement for a product you like (or an imaginary one).

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that begins or ends with the words “never mind”.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that takes place on a Friday Night.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your thoughts on the suburbs.

2018 Writing Prompts #36

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of a weather event you have seen such as a storm, snow, tornado, fog, flood, freeze, the aurora borealis, a hurricane, etc.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about persistence and emptiness.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story in which a character finds themselves in a new city with limited resources.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your experiences with the police or the law.

2018 Writing Prompts #35

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of a bird.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about waiting for someone.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story in which a character must deliver bad news to someone they have not seen in several years.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about the bond you have to a person special to you.