10 Writing Prompts pt. 7   Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Huff


  • Take one of your favorite memories and put it on a strange new planet with aliens as your main characters. How does the plot of your story change with the location and characters?
  • Randomly pick out a headline from the paper or internet and write the article that goes with it. For fun you can then compare it to the original and see how close you were.
  • Imagine you wake up in the hospital with amnesia. What do you remember? How did you lose your memory and how do you interact with people you used to know? How do you get your memory back?
  • The kids at school all joked that she was psychic. Little did they know, they were right…
  • That day I found a strange coin. Maybe it was the coin, maybe it was just a strange day, but either way my life was never the same again.
  • He sat on his bed in his pajamas staring at the shadowy figure in the corner of the room. The figure didn’t move. Just stared back at him. There was no face to speak of, but he knew he was being stared at. He didn’t mind the stare so much, he was more worried about what would happen when the figure decided to stop staring and start moving…
  • Pick your favorite villain, and write his/her story.
  • Write about a day in the life of your pet from its point of view.
  • She kept the skull on the nightstand to remember. Sure it freaked some people out, but it was worth it. As long as she remembered.
  • It was all one big popularity contest and I had never been popular. I was, however, clever…

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