Category Archives:Writing Prompts

2018 Writing Prompts #34

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a dialog between a customer and a salesperson that ends in a purchase.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about finding the end of a road.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that takes place at a carnival or fair.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your experiences with competition.

2018 Writing Prompts #33

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write about what the word darkness means to you.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that uses the word splinter in the first line.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that takes place in the first five minutes after waking up on a Saturday morning.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a trade or deal you have made and how you felt about it over time.

2018 Writing Prompts #32

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of what a great day for you is like.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about making something smaller than it used to be.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that involves climbing.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about what actions you or any single person cold take to improve the city or town you live in.

2018 Writing Prompts #31

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Go to the spam folder in your email and rewrite one of the terribly written messages so that it makes sense. Alternatively, turn it into a poem.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about turning one thing into many things.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that takes place in an alley.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your least favorite mode of transportation.

2018 Writing Prompts #30

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

To flesh out a character you have created, describe how that character would pack for a week-long trip. What would that person bring and what would that person leave out?

Poetry Prompt

Write a list poem about exercise.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes a conversation between two people who think they are being lied to.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a time in your life when you had to stay awake long after you would have liked to have slept.