writing prompt

December 19, 2016
what if

What If? A Writing Exercise to Generate New Ideas

What if you had a foolproof way of finding new and exciting ideas for stories? If you’re like me, sometimes ideas flow like water over the […]
March 26, 2016
Here's your horror writing prompt--what's in your closet tonight?

March 26, 2016: Horror Writing Prompt

Today’s horror writing prompt explores the monsters in your closet. Are there skeletons (real or imagined) in there? What does your closet look like? Is it […]
January 5, 2016
fantasy writing prompt

January 5, 2016: Fantasy

What change in history caused the Grimm brothers to write their fantastic tales? What is “Der Schein”? Like fantasy writing prompts? Share this one with your friends!
December 21, 2015
sci fi writing prompt

December 21, 2015: Sci-Fi

Write a scene using this prompt:   She sighed and turned away. His bar code might look the same as hers, but he was a whole […]
December 14, 2015
sci-fi writing prompt

December 14, 2015: Science Fiction

The world has become so overcrowded that people are forced to live in shifts. Entire families enter a government-regulated sleep period (by taking a government-prescribed pill) for […]