Writing Prompts

Prompts provide writers with a great way to practice writing and stretch their abilities. Doing a prompt every day, will help broaden your writing abilities and may even provide you with a great start to a new story!

Feel free to share what you come up with! And remember, to just have fun with it.

Scene Prompt

*** This one is a little different than normal – create a scene based on this quote found on Pinterest.***

“Maybe the wolf is in love with the moon, and each month it cries for a love it will never touch.”

Scene Prompt

The walls begin to close in around her as she struggles to regain her footing. The last thought that races through her mind before everything goes black, is: Great. This is how I’m going to die? The rest of the team will never stop mocking me for dying in such an insignificant way.

Scene Prompt

And then suddenly, she turned off her emotions.

Dialogue Prompt

“I’m just doing what the fortune cookie told me. Who am I to stand in the way of fate?”

Dialogue/Scene Prompt

As you die, you travel down the bright tunnel and then everything turns to black. That’s when you hear it:

“Greetings, Prisoner 11384. You have served your sentence. You are free to go.”

Dialogue Prompt

“So that’s what you are,” he whispered in awe.

Scene Prompt

We didn’t want her to leave, so we duct taped her to the tree.

Dialogue Prompt

“And now the real fun begins.”

Scene Prompt

The shrill sound of the beeping machinery that worked on the road outside of her house woke her. Her eyebrow twitched in annoyance as she flung the covers off of her slender body. She gasped at the dried blood that smeared across her entire body. The night before was a black hole in her memory.What had she done . . . ?

Dialogue Prompt

“You must be kidding me. The prisons on land have all been full for decades in this country. No, stranger, you’re off the Barge 31.”

Scene Prompt

The blanket was tattered and worn, but it was soft and he was grateful.

Dialogue Prompt

“Yeah, I’m your kid. Now can you sign this? I have places to go.”

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