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Writing Prompts: Week of April 13th to April 19th, 2014.

Awake - Spring

Writing Prompts:


  1. Your new hot tub looks like a spaceship with all the buttons, lights and other gadgets – oh and it can fly…
  2. A diver’s underwater camera records an unusual event with strange creatures…
  3. Fifteen years after a toxic spill in a small town, strange things are now happening…
  4. Write down thirty words that describe your life. But use them to create a poem about something other than your life.
  5. While visiting a senile relative in a nursing home, you discover that it’s haunted by the residents who have previously died there…
  6. Pulling the file from the cabinet, images rushed through his/her head. He/she opened the file and re-read the report. It was something he/she had hoped to forget…
  7. He/she screamed, “don’t touch that soap!” but the warning came too late.
  8. After your workout at the gym you open your locker to find a note with the world, “HELP!” scribbled on it.
  9. Write about the letter X or your favourite letter.
  10. Consider a volcano and the changes it goes through over its lifetime. Write a poem about its experiences.
  11. You are a guest at a wedding when two family members start an argument during the ceremony.
  12. Find a word/term at the Urban Dictionary or invent one. Write about it, what it means, and/or how you came up with it.
  13. Imagine a radio station on another planet. Write about it… Include things like its name, call letters, DJ staff, play lists, etc.
  14. Think of a movie quote and then write new dialogue around it. Here is a list of the top fifty funniest movie quotes to get you started:  50 Funniest Movie Quotes  Note: 18+ Some of the quotes may be offensive to younger audiences – Please use discretion. BWC is only for 18+ adults.
  15. Think about the last time you traveled to a different province, state or country and write about some part of the trip.

Prompts from: Apple Apps Store, Writing Prompts by 21 x 20 Media, Inc. Download with iTunes here. With grammar and typos of prompts corrected, copyedited and tweaked for relevance.

~Sara  🙂



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