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365 Creative Writing Prompts

Updated on August 3, 2014

365 Creative Writing Prompts

Creative writing is an art. It is a passion that I love to share with the world. I am not ignorant to the millions of creative writers out there, thus I want to provide 365 creative prompts to writers out there that love the written as much as I do.

This is going to be HUGE in the creative writing industry. Please choose one or as many short story prompts as you would like and feel free to write on them. When you are finished, email your completed piece along with the original story starter prompt to my email address: seedlingspublishinggroup@gmail.com.

I will do a quick read, then it will be published at http://365cwworkshop.blogspot.com/

This blog is where you can join forces with other writers to critique one another and get to know each other on a professional level.

Think of this lens as the starting point of a wonderful creative writing workshop!

Have fun.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW Prompts 1-25

As I mentioned in the introduction, this is your opportunity to do something big. Be a part of something great. Write on these prompts, then click on the link below OR on the actual Creative Prompt to be routed to the blog that you will be able to post your finished story on!!! Share with the world.

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  1. The wind howled through the window. The girl sat huddling her knees waiting for the storm to be over.
  2. Damn it! He should have known better. Now the cops were going to know where to find him.
  3. Running down the street, the man held back a sob. He wasn't prone to crying, but today was an exception.
  4. A gun went off, disturbing the quietness of the night. Jim stood up on his porch and peered into the night. There was no moon, he couldn't see a thing. He wondered who was doing the shooting.
  5. He had been rich all his life. He didn't know any other way. Staring down at his dirty hands, he wondered how his life had gone to hell.
  6. The barking stopped.

    Maggie slipped out of bed and quietly approached the window which faced the backyard. The neighbours still had their light on, but she couldn't see anything. The dog that lived next door, never stopped barking. So why the sudden quietness? It seemed almost eerie.

  7. This was the first field trip of the school year. Todd was excited. He was only seven, so he lived for these field trips. It was on these trips that he got to taste the real world, the world without his parents.
  8. "Stop it you're killing him," she cried helplessly. The man stopped punching her husband John, and looked up at her. "Shut up cause you're next," he growled.
  9. Mary Ruth had been alive for one hundred and two years. She knew things she shouldn't know. She also knew how to keep her mouth shut.
  10. She had drained his bank accounts. He couldn't believe he had fallen for that scam. How was he supposed to pay his bills? How could he tell anyone about this?
  11. "You're fired."

    Tom looked sheepishly at the floor. How was he ever going to explain this to his wife.

  12. Clenching his hands, he formed a fist. He was going to teach this fool a lesson. He'd had enough of listening to the drunk shoot his mouth off.
  13. Her heart was pounding. Why had he yelled at her? Who did he think he was?
  14. Her heart was pounding. Why had he yelled at her? Who did he think he was?
  15. Cursing, the pirate threw the goblet at his first mate. "You should have known," he hollered. "I'll teach you for this!"
  16. The hissing grew louder. The man was scrunched up against the wall as tight as he could possibly be. He wished he was invisible. He did not want the boa to find him.
  17. A bird whistled. Didi followed the sound. She was stuck in the woods and her only hope was a bird. She would have laughed at herself if she wasn't so worried about being lost.
  18. It was midnight. The woman closed the curtains and huddled on her bed. Tim should have been home hours ago, why hadn't he called?
  19. George, a strapping athletic kid, ran around the track. His feet soared with little effort. This year he would be champion.
  20. Jack had seen enough. Shutting his eyes he tried to block out the fire that was destroying the city.
  21. Thunder clapped against the sky. The girl shuddered. She knew something was out there in the night. Something that shouldn't be.
  22. The detective kicked his shoe against the desk. He was tired of being one step behind the killer. Enough was enough.
  23. Betty dried her hands on the dish towel. Her kitchen was sparkling clean, just how her husband liked it. Now she was ready for him to come home.
  24. The old man walked to his desk and pulled out a key. He handed it with a scowl to his nephew. "You don't know what you're doing," he muttered.
  25. Her belly stuck out to the world. She felt so fat and bloated. Would this baby ever come out? She had been due four days ago, and still no baby.

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW Prompts 26-50

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  1. Think of a strong emotion (for example: rage).
  2. Quickly write a list of ten situations which would inspire that emotion (for example: when someone harms a family member).
  3. Choose some of those situations and make them more specific. Come up with several scenarios for each one. (Using the example of someone harming a family member, one version might be that someone mugs the character's grandmother. Another version might be that the character's mother is unfairly fired from her job).
  4. Now, take some of these scenarios, and make them even more specific. (Using the example of the character's mother getting fired: Maybe it is a case of sexual harassment. Or maybe an envious coworker is telling lies about her...)
  5. Keep going, getting more and more specific, until you find a story you want to write.
  6. Think of something that happened to you, or someone you know, or someone in a news story, and ask yourself, "What if?"
  7. What if you had picked up that hitch-hiker, and she turned out to be a psychopath? What if you decided to get revenge on your evil coworker? What if your neighbor is really living a double life?
  8. Come up with an interesting situation and try to imagine as realistically as possible how it would play out.
  9. Go to a phone book, and pick a name at random. If you don't have a phone book handy, you can make up a name, or feel free use one of these: Hank Jenkins, Trevor Smythe-Hewitt, Tatiana Zeleny, Margaret Wintergreen, Mimi Howard, Jasper Krupp.
  10. Try to picture how someone with this name might look. I imagine Tatiana Zeleny as in her early twenties with long dyed black hair, a round pasty face, ice blue eyes, crooked teeth, and elaborate silver jewelry. There is no right or wrong to this -- just try to form a mental image of a person.

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  11. Go to a public place like a coffeehouse or a mall, and watch the people around you. Imagine what their lives might be like. Everyone has secrets -- guess at the secrets of the stranger you see. You can turn some of these people into characters for a story.
  12. Sometimes it's a single image that sparks a story. Have you ever seen something in your mind's eye that captured your imagination? Write about it. Make sure to include a description of all the five senses to really set the tone for your piece. Then try broadening your view of the image. Are there people there? What are they doing? Who are they? See where it takes you.
  13. A jewel-encrusted box is found in an ancient abandoned temple. Describe the box, what is in the box, and the temple. See where it takes
  14. Take some time out of your day to people watch. This works especially well in a coffee shop, restaurant, or some other public place where interaction is the norm. Jot down observations about the people around you. Describe a loner, a couple, someone how works in this public area. How do they interact? What's their body language say about them at this point in time? How does the employee react to those around him?
  15. Write down your first three memories. Are your memories vivid enough to construct a scene from? If not, could you fill in the details? Try, even if there are gaping holes in your memory, keep going
  16. Recall a vivid or perhaps reoccurring dream. Write one page, making the dream as believable as possible. Don't mention they are dreams. Allow yourself to let go and create a drifting stream of consciousness account. Leave all your notions of punctuation, proper paragraph structure, and logical jumps behind (which if you're anything like me shouldn't be hard). This gives you practice for writing surreal scenes and images in a story.
  17. Finish this sentence: "My mother never..."
  18. Finish this sentence: "My father is..."
  19. Finish this sentence: "That's what happens when you follow your heart..."
  20. Finish this thought: "I didn't go to ____ looking for redemption, but somehow I found it."
  21. Write about a place where two rivers meet.
  22. Write about regret.
  23. Write about fear
  24. a page about an embarrassing, or painful incident that happened to you.
  25. Every family has an anecdote. A short, usually funny story that is told at almost every family gathering. In my family it's the story of the time when I was three and disappeared from my mother's side while she was hanging clothes out on the line. Now, I remember this even though I was only three, but I've heard the story so many times it's hard to tell where my memory ends and the story begins. Is there a story like that in your family? Something that has been told and retold by several members of your family? Can you broaden the idea, make it a real story with details and dialog? You might need to fill in gaps with your imagination, but see what happens.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW Prompts 51-75

  1. Use a family portrait to start a story - how are the characters different than they appear? What do they look like? Do they appear happy when they're not, etc?
  2. In a paragraph describe the setting for a haunted house.
  3. Here is a classic creative writing prompt that can be found in almost every writing workshop. Describe a building from the point of view of a man who just lost his only son in war. Do it without mentioning death, war, his son, or himself. Describe that same building at the same time of day and weather conditions, from the point of view of a man who has just discovered he's going to be a father. The same rules apply however, don't mention birth, or babies. (If you feel more comfortable change it to a woman's point of view.) The point of this is to challenge yourself to see through your characters eyes. What is ugly and brutal to one person, in one frame of mind, may not be to another.
  4. Mark is a thief, but after his third burglary, he is caught by police. Write his story in first person (from Mark's point of view), omniscient point of view (the all knowing, all seeing "God-like" voice), from limited third person, switching between Mark and one of the police officers who arrest him.
  5. Can you plot out a murder mystery? Give it a try. Write out a rough plot for a mystery, making sure to include false leads, and the real clues, as well as suspects for the crime. (If you've never read or seen a mystery, try another genre your familiar with, romance, sci-fi, horror). Are there any plot points common to this genre? For example, usually in mystery the antagonist's (bad guy) identity is hidden. In romance, the basic plot goes something like this; independent girl meets attractive man, she either dislikes him right off the bat or they fall madly in love, eventually they get together, something happens that makes it look as if they won't live happily ever after, the problem is solved, and they ride off into the sunset together. While I've watered this down a lot, you see the point. What plot elements are common in the genre you write in? How can you work with that, or change it up a little while still giving the reader what they expect?
  6. Autobiography. If you had 15 minutes to tell someone who you are, what would you tell them?
  7. Write about a childhood family tradition. Write about your current traditions and the thoughts that you want to convey through them.
  8. Write a summary of your parents' life thus far.
  9. Write the story of how you came by your scars. Be sure to describe the scars, including their locations.
  10. - Describe the biggest and/or most important project you worked on for an employer. How long ago was that? Is the final product still in use?
  11. Write about someone discovering a key.
  12. Develop a character or create a scene in the style of a "film noire".
  13. Create a legend, myth, or fairytale about falling stars.
  14. Write a list of "circumstances" that you can use as prompts for a storyline. Throw in a touch of fantasy (e.g. a garden where people grow small if they smell a certain plant, a person recovering from a car wreck discovers a conspiracy). Select one and create the story. Write allowing yourself a sense of humor and relaxation.
  15. Write a character sketch exploring three aspects of the character's life (home life, childhood, dating, hobbies, marriage, career, foibles, etc.).
  16. Create a progressive story chain that follows the trail of an object, or begins with the introduction of one character leading into the introduction of another, producing a chain of unrelated events that are linked by one momentary "shared" element.
  17. Use "symphony" or "circus" as a metaphor for a city day.
  18. Write a story about or tribute to an author, poet or musician (fictional or nonfictional).
  19. Write a story that begins with your character peering out from behind a curtain.
  20. Write a story about a person who has an obsession with shoes and claims he can predict a person's future by the shoes they wear.
  21. Write a story about a family vacation at a beach house. Consider writing it in the form of an one-act play.
  22. Write a children's story about a crow who either is learning to read, or who writes words for others to read.
  23. Write a story about a person who is illiterate.
  24. Write a "diary excerpt" from a character of your choice, or one of the following suggested characters: a spoken word poet on a short tour, a person who has suffered the loss of an elderly parent, an actor who is "very talented", waiting to be discovered, or a successful author who is working on a new novel.
  25. Write a short story involving the sale of a car.

Writing Journals

Journals are a must for writers. Here are a few of my favorite journals that I write in each and every day. Pick one out to start this fun, creative writing project in!

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW Prompts 76-100

  1. Take the inverse of "regression", or past lives, and write a story about "progression", or future lives.
  2. Write series of short sketches in which one character is relating stories or experiences to another. For example, "What the Moon Saw", by Hans Christian Andersen:

    http://hca.gilead.org.il/moon_saw.html

  3. Write a list of five first and last names. Select one of the names and write about the character.
  4. - Write a short story using, "Foolproof plans for..."
  5. Write a short story using, "Shifting her glance to the side of the chair she noticed a small green suitcase."
  6. Write about "hands" in three different genres. (If possible, look at a stranger's hands and take notes.)
  7. Write a personal essay based on the most memorable/ poignant purchase that you have made.
  8. Write a story with "Domestic Breakfast Scene" as your title.
  9. Write about something that transforms into something more or less than it starts out to be.
  10. Write a prose description/synopsis of the novel that you will never write, or the one you will never read.
  11. Write a story based upon the use of subliminal messages.
  12. Write a short story using the title, "The Ladder at the Edge of the World", (or "Fire Escape").
  13. Write a short story that uses an alarm clock, a match, and a vintage postcard. (optional substitution: packing crate.)
  14. Write a short story about a character with an unusual pet.
  15. Write a story that uses an animal as an omen of good or bad.
  16. Write a short story about a woman who is antique shopping.
  17. Write a pilot episode or synopsis of a soap opera, which has a title such as, " The Strong, the Weak, and the Silent".
  18. Write a story in which a letter is found behind a mirror.
  19. Write a short prose story with the title, "Three Shades of White".
  20. Write a story about a character who tries to do good, goes out of his/her way to help, but in actuality sets in motion a tragic incident. i.e. a woman tries to help a lost dog by offering it water. The dog, untrusting of people changes its route, ultimately gets run over by a car.
  21. Write a short story using the title, "When the Ice Melts".
  22. Write a short story using the title, "Comfort".
  23. Write a short story titled, "The Secret Life of The Flower Vendor".
  24. Write a story that involves a person who has a compulsive habit. Consider using humor.
  25. Write a job resume for a character from a fairy tale or from Aesop fables.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW Prompts 101-125

  1. Write a story about a man who is forgetful.
  2. Write about a character who believes he is something other, or is becoming something other than what he is.
  3. Write a series of pieces that are based on judgmental, harsh assessments of one character by another.
  4. Write a short story based on living life on a loop.
  5. Write a short story based on a cat who collects pocket watches.
  6. Write a short story using the title, "The Apology".
  7. Your character is looking for the perfect present
  8. Your character wants to ruin a painter's picture
  9. Your character is being blackmailed
  10. Your character is sick and needs a rare medicine
  11. Your character is found dead in a room
  12. Your character needs money to pay for college
  13. Your character is running for office and wants to be sure he will win
  14. Your character is planning on something evil
  15. Your character is very sad
  16. It was a strange night, there seemed to be a chill in the air...
  17. As soon as I arrived, I could sense that something was out of place...
  18. One night, Iooked out the window and I saw the neighbor...
  19. I was reading a book when I looked up. There in the window I saw...
  20. I decided to go for an evening stroll. I walked about three blocks when I felt it...
  21. Everyone avoided the big old mansion. It was believed to have...
  22. They said she was able to utter a few words before she died...
  23. Something is drastically wrong! Every time I pick up the telephone...
  24. Sometimes I think my friend has strange powers. Every time he's around...
  25. They would have been fine if they hadn't stopped for the stranger...

365 Creative Writing Prompts - 126-150

  1. Harry was puzzled when the door didn't open.
  2. It was not the birthday gift I was expecting.
  3. Greg closed his eyes, took a deep breath, and jumped.
  4. The headlights were coming straight towards Peter and he couldn't move.
  5. Only the flimsy wall of my tent separated me from the low rumbling growl.
  6. I didn't know until that moment that Nell was so afraid of spiders.
  7. The eagle swooped low over the trees.
  8. I was not expecting what was waiting for me just as I rounded the corner.
  9. Rosalie stifled her scream and cowered under the blanket.
  10. Paul couldn't resist shouting out his joy.
  11. Those last few steps seemed the most difficult I had ever made in my life.
  12. As I read the contents of the letter, I was aware of the smile on my face.
  13. It happened so quickly I had no time to think, only react.
  14. My favourite childhood toy was.......
  15. My favourite childhood game was.....
  16. The best movie I have ever seen is.......
  17. Growing up I loved to play.......
  18. One of the best books I have ever read is......
  19. If it weren't too late I would......
  20. If I could have my childhood again I would......
  21. I regret never having.....
  22. Growing up my favourite sport was.......
  23. I don't get the opportunity to enjoy it often but I love to.....
  24. 10 things I loved about me while growing up.

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  25. It makes me angry when...

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 151-175

  1. I would love to learn to.......
  2. I believe in.....
  3. As I listen to......
  4. My favourite place is.........
  5. Where does time go?
  6. Money causes.....
  7. 20 Things I enjoy doing.
  8. Someone I would really like to meet is.........
  9. This week I have avoided........
  10. I would love to be a...........
  11. My favourite exercise is......
  12. I love to play......
  13. I love...........
  14. My best friend is.......
  15. I am a romantic, I love to......
  16. Ten things I would like to change about myself.......
  17. I have always wanted to.......
  18. If I could go back to school I would.......
  19. I once met.....
  20. It's my experience.....
  21. If God could.....
  22. The amount of money I spend.......
  23. I secretly enjoy....
  24. My parents think that....
  25. I'd have more money if.........
  26. I'd have more time if......

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 176-200

  1. My greatest joy in life is.......
  2. I often feel guilty that I........
  3. If I were blond I would......
  4. Visiting.......
  5. My dad always thought money would......

    I would love to visit...........

  6. I wish.....
  7. The reason I don't believe in..........

    If I was sixty and had reams of money I would......

  8. If I were sixty and had no money I would......
  9. I punish myself by.......
  10. The person I blame for..........is.........
  11. Looking at...........
  12. Money makes people.......
  13. In my family,.............
  14. If I had enough money I would........
  15. Money makes people........
  16. I think money.......
  17. As a kid, I needed more.....
  18. As a kid, I lacked.....
  19. As a kid I loved......
  20. As a kid I hated......
  21. As a kid I could......
  22. As a kid I could have........
  23. One thing I like about my country is......
  24. One thing I like about my job is....
  25. One thing I like about my school is....

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 201-225

  1. One thing I like about........
  2. I am sorry that......
  3. I have nice......
  4. I am getting better at ..........
  5. I remember one time......
  6. As a kid my mother.....
  7. As a kid my father never.....
  8. The person I remembered who believed in me......
  9. When I was little ...
  10. I grew up thinking that......
  11. I was told.....
  12. I can’t believe that........
  13. In a perfect world.....
  14. Write about your ideal day.
  15. I work outside of office hours because.....
  16. I allow myself the freedom of.....
  17. Fame encourages us to believe that....
  18. We make excuses for.........
  19. We cannot afford to think about....
  20. There is a connection between.....
  21. Life is a series of hurdles ........
  22. We are meant to.....
  23. Having an ideas is a lot like.......
  24. The most common misconception is........
  25. In my years of travelling I ........

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 226-250

  1. "The birds whistled..."
  2. "Finally, Sarah heard..."
  3. "Then he died..."
  4. "A dog sat.."
  5. "It was a dark and stormy..."
  6. "Wimpet, the troll..."
  7. "The magic potion..."
  8. "Laura shuffled through..."
  9. "She grasped the rocks..."
  10. "The next morning..."
  11. "Bill climbed the cliff,..."
  12. "It was a dreadful night..."
  13. "Once in the land..."
  14. "Then he died..."
  15. "As she stepped..."
  16. "Thank God!" Sharon..."
  17. "It was a dreadful..."
  18. "We were on the run again..."
  19. "Long ago, when ..."
  20. It was a cold morning in the African Jungle.
  21. The lead juror uttered the word I would never forget for the rest of life, "guilty."
  22. Just as he died, the crusty pirate slipped young Tom the treasure map.
  23. With one shot from our rifle, we knew...
  24. The cast on his left leg slowed him down too much.
  25. We were running out of canned goods and drinking water.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 251-275

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  1. As they always said, two wrongs do not make a right.
  2. They lived to see the sun rise another day.
  3. As he approached the doorway, his heart began to thump.
  4. The American flag now flew over the fort.
  5. It was the end of the world...or so it seemed.
  6. Some people were able to escape the volcano's burning ashes.
  7. "Leave me alone," Shauna said to herself as the car kept following her through the neighborhood.
  8. The wall of water came rushing toward them...
  9. Hurricane winds blew wildly through the small seacoast town.
  10. I slowly handed him the knife.
  11. I tried to stop her but she jumped before I could.
  12. And they thought baseball was just for boys.
  13. No one ever said this would be easy.
  14. It just goes to show that if it has value it is worth waiting for.
  15. Babysitting can sometimes be a real adventure.
  16. Ryan, the computer hacker, had plans to blow up the computer.
  17. He doubled over from the impact of the fist.
  18. You have to remember, jokers are wild.
  19. Men had been trying to recover the lost treasure since 1795.
  20. It was a long time ago when you never had to lock your doors.
  21. It was late December in '63 when...
  22. Sandra cried, "Duck!" and we all hit the ground.
  23. That's when the ship...
  24. He came running frantically towards me.
  25. Even though we never caught him, we all felt justice was served.

Composition Notebooks

Every writer has his/her style. Mine is the use of composition notebooks. Some are for characters, others for settings. Even more for projects. I have a book shelf dedicated to my composition notebooks.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 276-300

  1. The summer was great and I plan to do it all again next year.
  2. Once again the sun peeped over the horizon.
  3. Finally, the night grew deeper and we slept.
  4. The lights glared and the humming increased as the strange object began to descend.
  5. Water was quickly filling our small lifeboat.
  6. The stagecoach rounded the corner and we saw a small farm ahead.
  7. I whipped the horse hoping to outrun the....
  8. Was our town a peaceful place?
  9. Our plans were suddenly changed.
  10. They could go no further.
  11. We saw a fin rise up out of the water as the sharks circled around us.
  12. I just won fourteen million dollars!
  13. Whoever heard of a striped cat named Spot?
  14. Baggy pants really were the best thing to wear.
  15. We tucked the drowsy children into their sleeping bags.
  16. The walls trembled as the quake shook the region.
  17. Gradually, the night grew darker and we slept.
  18. They both gasped in relief.
  19. That's when the ship...
  20. She told me her name was Sarah, but Sarah was dead.
  21. When I was a young child, I used to be overweight.
  22. It just goes to show that if it has value it is worth waiting for.
  23. No one ever said this would be easy.
  24. They laughed loudly when he tripped and slid down the new polished hallway.
  25. One thought occupied my mind; I am up next!

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 301-325

  1. It was a dark and stormy night...
  2. His sentence was life in prison and this did not seem like justice.
  3. "Stop that obnoxious noise right now!"
  4. Why? Why? Why does this always happen to me?
  5. He doubled over from the impact of the fist.
  6. Everything was calm and peaceful, when suddenly...
  7. He always was my favorite relative.
  8. The game was decided in the sixth inning...
  9. The jagged lightning slashed across...
  10. Never had water looked so good.
  11. We were mindful of his great anger.
  12. It was a rainy, slushy, day in the downtown streets of Manhattan.
  13. Once upon a time, in a far away land, lived this guy.
  14. I can't believe it! He asked me to the dance!
  15. We awoke to find ourselves completely alone on the isolated island.
  16. He touched his spurs to his gallant pony and loped away across the sunlit plain.
  17. That's why we always go skiing in the Caribou Mountains.
  18. Everything was calm and peaceful, when suddenly...
  19. No one ever said this would be easy.
  20. The dog panted as it licked my tear-stained face.
  21. Once again the sun peeped over the horizon.
  22. It was late December in '63 when...
  23. We all went our separate ways and have never seen each other again.
  24. I was on my way to the station when I got the call.
  25. I was at the scene when I found the glove.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 326-350

  1. Beneath the monstrous creature stood Bob, laughing.
  2. We all had hoped for a much happier reunion.
  3. That was no joke.
  4. Stuff that thing back in its box!
  5. Saliva dripped from his blood-stained fangs.
  6. The bushes scarcely hid me from the searching soldiers.
  7. Everyone said that it was impossible to make snowballs in July.
  8. Babmayus suddenly pushed the self-destruct button on the mother ship.
  9. The evil Rufus Bilge decided to blow up the small, innocent town of Charlotte.
  10. He removed the machete from his belt and cut his ear off.
  11. A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, the evil gogoes were parading through space.
  12. That's when the ship...
  13. The day had finally ended and then...
  14. I peered out into the gloomy fog and though I could see...
  15. Suddenly the computer began repeating the words, "Fire, Fire, Fire."
  16. Ryan, the computer hacker, had plans to blow up the computer.
  17. Randy spent the remainder of the day laughing.
  18. It wasn't really magic after all.
  19. Out of the bubbling mud emerged...
  20. Sarah looked back fearing to see...
  21. In another ten minutes it would all be over.
  22. Even though we never caught him, we all felt justice was served.
  23. Once again the sun peeped over the horizon.
  24. The dying man groaned these words, "The Flying Eye..."
  25. That's why baseballs are round.

365 Creative Writing Prompts - CW 351-365

  1. The moment I heard the old raven's mournful cry, I knew my day was going to be a challenge.
  2. "Don't sit there," she commanded. "That's the cat's chair."
  3. It was obvious at once that the pelican's wings were entangled in fishing line.
  4. I peered past the tent flap. The red fox was not aware of my stealthy stare.
  5. The beautiful eagle swooped quickly towards me. I could see its outstretched talons.
  6. The first thing I noticed about the room was the dead goldfish.
  7. I looked around the room. It had been thoroughly trashed. A piercing screech from behind me made me jump. There was a large parrot sitting on the curtain rail.
  8. Barney bounded off after the rabbit, barking wildly. A sudden yelp came from behind the bush. Barney came slinking back to me, blood dripping from his nose.
  9. Peter wondered what would happen if he pressed the green button.
  10. Annie was devastated. How could she go on knowing what had happened to her friend.
  11. Frank's eyes flickered. A sharp pain jabbed through his eyes. He sat up, not understanding what he was looking at.
  12. Felicity stopped. This was not normal. She stared at the open window.
  13. Corey could hardly believe his eyes.
  14. Roger could hear terrified yelping coming from the near the back door.
  15. The bright light blinded Karen momentarily, just before she fainted.

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      Marie Giunta 3 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      This is a great resource for any creative writer, thanks for helping us out seedlingspublis. Voted up and shared.

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      YsisHb 5 years ago

      So many inspirational ideas for creative writing! After reading them there are not excuses for not writing.

      Thanks for visiting my lens on Greek shepherd's flute. Glad you liked it

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      Staceysk 6 years ago

      Nice ways for getting the creative juices flowing.