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.

2018 Writing Prompts #40

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Write a description of one of your dreams.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about standing still.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that is set during a summer vacation.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about one thing you do every day.

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.