Category Archives:Writing Prompts

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.

2018 Writing Prompts #44

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of your favorite breakfast.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about removing something.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story narrated by someone who dislikes the characters in the story.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write a comparison between two different songs, novels, plays, or movies.

2018 Writing Prompts #43

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a 25 word plot to a movie.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that includes the word “flashing”.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that begins on a bridge.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your best and worst experiences at a theater.

2018 Writing Prompts #42

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write advice for someone taking a test. It doesn’t have to be useful unless you want it to be.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about having faith in someone or something.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that begins with someone touching another person.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about what you want to accomplish in the next five years.

2018 Writing Prompts #41

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write instructions for sharpening a knife. The instructions don’t have to be correct.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about trying to get warm.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story set at a wedding.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about the street you live on now or have lived on in the past.