Category Archives:Writing Prompts

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.

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.