Writing Prompts

The Beggar

Feb 29, 2016   •  

I'm always uncomfortable when people approach me asking for money. I'm painfully aware that they...     more »


Excuses

Feb 29, 2016   •  

This is another exercise in character study and contradictions, two subjects which fascinate me.     more »


Children of the Visionaries

Feb 29, 2016   •  

This is a situation which intrigues me in various real-life manifestations, and also in fiction w...     more »


The Music Box

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Sometimes a particular tune brings back things I'd thought I'd forgotten. This exercise plays wit...     more »


The Postman

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Working in the circulation department at a newspaper, I talk with the paper carriers all day long...     more »


Lucid Dreaming

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Lucid dreaming is a state where you realize you're dreaming, and you gain full control of the dre...     more »


Her Eyes

Feb 29, 2016   •  

I've met someone striking lately, and this first-line prompt popped into my mind.     more »


Lost

Feb 29, 2016   •  

This struck me as a fairly open-ended story starter, suitable for a variety of genres, or as a wh...     more »