Category Archives:Writing Prompts

2018 Writing Prompts #29

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of a character based on the last person you met.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that starts with a door.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes a person who has to struggle to complete a task most people find easy.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about the last time you helped someone you did not know.

2018 Writing Prompts #28

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Make a list of words you think you use too often and keep the list where you can see it when you write.

Poetry Prompt                

Write a poem about a task you enjoy and about a task you only do out of obligation.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that include a character painting a room.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a habit that was once a major part of your life but that you now do rarely or not at all.

2018 Writing Prompts #27

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Describe where you sleep.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that ends with the word connect.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that starts in a driveway and ends on top of a tower.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about what the word complete means to you.

2018 Writing Prompts #26

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Describe your hands.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about leaving something behind that you hope to get back later.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story about having too few of something.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your favorite animal.

2018 Writing Prompts #25

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write about the childhood of one of your characters, or a potential character for a future story.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that includes six different locations.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes getting a male character who gets lost and a female character who attempts to find him.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a place that you hope to never eat at again.