Creative Writing Prompts

1938 Words Apr 11th, 2011 8 Pages
Creative Writing Prompts 1. You’re digging in your garden and find a fist-sized nugget of gold. 2. Write about something ugly — war, fear, hate, cruelty — but find the beauty (silver lining) in it. 3. The asteroid was hurtling straight for… 4. Write about your early memories of faith, religion, or spirituality; yours or someone else’s. 5. 5. Silvery flakes drifted down, glittering in the bright light of the harvest moon. The blackbird… 6. The detective saw his opportunity. He grabbed the waitress’s arm and said… 7. There are three children sitting on a log near a stream. One of them looks up at the sky and says… 8. There is a magic talisman that allows its keeper to read minds. It …show more content…
Write a scene or a story with the characters of your heart, your brain and your soul.

37. Pick the person you least want to see in the world right now. Write a monologue or a letter to that person and then continue the story.

38. Write about an experience that occurred outside of your current state or country that changed you in some way.

39. Dictate the most important phone call you’ve ever had in your life.

40. Write a scene between you and a person you betrayed, set around the time that the betrayal occurred.

41. In a sci-fi kind of style, you have magically gained the ability to change into the person you most want to be in the world, describe a day in your life.

42. Describe the last time you cried that didn’t relate to a movie, television show, play or book.

43. Sit in total silence for five minutes and observe the things around you. Write a story about the sense of awareness this brings you.

44. Write a scene that reunites you with the one that got away. If it does happen to turn into a romance novel, that’s perfectly fine :).

45. If you could be any person in the world, who would you be, and why?
46. Describe a place you remember from your childhood.
47. What sets you apart from the crowd?
48. If you could invent anything new, what would it be?
49. Tell your life story from someone else's point of view.
50. If you could have three wishes, what would they be?

51. Imagine you had a hundred dollars, but you couldn't keep it. You had to give it