Writing Prompts

Below are a number of writing prompts to help get those creative juices flowing. You can add your responses to the prompts by clicking on them and placing your response in the comments section. You can share your writing prompts by clicking the link below.

Challenge: Use the random writing prompt on the left and incorporate the random literary device shown below the prompt.

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Image you character is trapped in a coma. They are in this strange dimension they have to fight to get out, they hear voices. How do they do it? How can they escape and make it back to the real world? To the portal at the hospital.

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Write a story where the character falls in love with the reader, slowly. The reader doesn't have to necessarily need to reciprocate these feelings.

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Use this as the base of your story.

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Write about one that is locked.

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Sometimes, Little Red Riding Hood doesn't come home. Sometimes, she doesn't meet the Wolf.

Instead, sometimes she goes to a manor where she is welcomed, where the butlers and maids and lords and ladies greet her.

But all isn't well, especially when she discovers that leaving the manor isn't an option until she can find the "keys" out...

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Imagine that you are a fly on a wall, you could be anywhere, anyplace in time. What do you hear?

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The story could be about regrets, lost opportunities, or just plain humor. You decide! The only thing is the story must start with... "If I only knew then what I know now..."

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You have been granted one chance to go into the past or into the future. Where in time would you go and why? What happens when you get there?

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If you had the choice to have wings that would let you fly or gills that would allow you to breath underwater, which one would chose?

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What do you think the best for of government is? Are there any historical examples that support your belief?

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