35 Writing Prompts to Bring out your Creativity
Getting stuck as a writer isn’t a matter of if, but when. Use these creative writing prompts to break out of the slump and get that creativity flowing once more.
It was said there was an island far away where all lost things ended up. And you had just found it.
You’ve discovered a planet, describe what you see.
You are looking out over the ocean and there is a vessel before you. Describe the setting and the vessel.
Wait, I Like You?
Create a scene where two friends are taking a walk outside. They begin flirting and realize they like each other.
You are a chicken. Cross the road
You are the last surviving pilgrim in the colony of Jamestown
Write a romance between two trees
Your sister disappears, no one else notices except you. You’re stuck in a wheelchair. Find her.
Character is a bank robber and the getaway car is haunted.
Create a children's story that happens in a graveyard at night.
There is a fast river in front of your character, get across it.
Your character's greatest fear comes alive. What happens next?
Your character is dying, write their final moments.
Take a current scene from your novel and tell it from the perspective of a different character.
Take a current scene from your novel and tell it from the perspective of a different character. Before writing, think about how a different viewpoint character will change the way the scene is written.
Take a scene from your novel and write it so the secondary character is the opposite gender
Create 4 new aspects of a world. They have to be new and of your own design. Try to give a description, and what its purpose might be/how it fits into a world.
Tell a “historical” story from your world, it could be a myth, legend, etc.
Gold, bird, tear (crying), steel, fire
Train, turtle, poison, mountain, bell
Grin, hat, stone, friend, torn
Smell, mug, magic, log, cat
Continue the Story:
“Oh, one more thing, if you need any help, just let me know.”
Jaren bent down till he was only a foot or so above the water but couldn’t tell what he was supposed to be looking at.
He bellowed in rage, all the hatred, anger, and frustration he had felt while he lived came crashing down on him at once.
He strode past the sentries into the King’s counsel chamber, a small bundle wrapped in nondescript cloth tucked safely under his arm.
An unholy cry, filled with rage and pain, echoed around the room.
The edge of his vision started to go black as realization hit him. "We're doomed."
He rolled over. Above him, hanging in the air, was a man with giant wings coming out of his back.
“Dude you remember Jenna from high school right? Well she just moved up here last month and when I told her that you were in town she wanted to catch up with you.”
His sword fell from his grasp, its point sinking into the mud.
“Prepare for landing.” Siri’s voice came in over the coms.
I had been warned they would be coming. I had been told, time and time again, that on this day they would arrive.
Choose three Characters
Choose two Characters