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.

2018 Writing Prompts #24

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Make a list of ten potential character names.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem that includes a taste a smell and a request.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that includes a horse.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about your views on solar energy.

2018 Writing Prompts #23

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Make a list of places you find interesting. Write about one of them.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem about the first time you met someone you’ve had a long relationship with.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story about a character who has to solve an urgent problem quickly.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about something you were once passionate about but no longer feel the same urgency toward.

2018 Writing Prompts #22

Writing Skill Builder (A Quick Exercise)

Create and describe an antagonist character with at least three redeeming qualities.

Poetry Prompt

Write a poem in which every line has seven vowels.

Short Story / Fast Fiction Prompt

Write a story that involves crossing an item off a list.

Essay / Non-Fiction Prompt

Write about a law you believe should be abolished or rewritten.