Sometimes it’s hard to get the writing juices flowing.  Here are 10 creative writing prompts to help get you going!

  1. You are 17 years old and all adults on earth 18 and older have just vanished.
  2. Tell a story from the perspective of a painting in a museum.
  3. Every so often a dream catcher must be “emptied” of the nightmares it has caught.  Who does it and what do they see?
  4. “I was sentenced to die…”
  5. At birth, everyone has the date they will die tattooed on their arm.  You were supposed to die yesterday.
  6. Write a story set in a world where crying is forbidden.
  7. Write about a dragon who rescued then princess from the knight.
  8. Write a story that starts with a word that you pick from the dictionary at random.
  9. Choose a line from a song.  Use it as the first sentence of a scene or story.
  10. Write a book where the main character slowly falls in love with the reader.

Like my “Crazy cool writing prompts” board on Pinterest for more ideas!


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