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Creative Writing Exercises to Help Overcome Writers Block Fast

Updated on October 20, 2011

Creative Writing Ideas

Here is a set of exercises which will help any budding relative writers with a sure fire silver bullet.

Write for at least 150 words about a malfunction, a boat, and a weapon. Focus on creating at least one compelling character.

Write for at least 2 minutes about a faux pas, a bell, and a messenger.

Write for at least 15 minutes about a story, and a clerk.

Write for at least 500 words about an agreement, a seduction, a messenger, and a mirror.

Write for at least 10 minutes about a locked box, and a machine. Focus on creating at least one compelling character.

Write for at least 500 words about a promotion, and a window. Focus on one character's internal monologue.

Write for at least 300 words about a shoe, a runaway, and a cat.

Write for at least 10 minutes about a dire deed, a door, and a teacher.

Write for at least 15 minutes about a takeover, a mirror, a bathroom, a castle, and a curtain.

Write for at least 5 minutes about a conversation, a gambler, a temple, and a perfume bottle. Focus on physical descriptions.

Write for at least 5 minutes about a curtain, and a dog. Focus on describing unusual details.

Write for at least 20 minutes about a ring, and a lawyer.

Write for at least 20 minutes about a bucket, and a theatre. Focus on dialogue.

Write for at least 10 minutes about a period of severe weather, a candle, and a song.

Write for at least 250 words about a breakdown, a machine, and a border. Focus on creating a compelling setting.

Creative Writing Ideas 2

Write for at least 3 minutes about a deception, a fire, and a stone. Focus on distinguishing characters through dialogue. 

Write for at least 10 minutes about a duel, a prison, and a bucket. 

Write for at least 5 minutes about a period of severe weather, a runaway, and a mirror. 

Write for at least 250 words about a search, a farmer, and a flirtation. Focus on creating at least one compelling character. 

Write for at least 5 minutes about a foreign country, a coin, and a contract. 

Write for at least 5 minutes about a relationship beginning, a nightmare, a book, and a newspaper. Focus on dialogue. 

Write for at least 500 words about a lawyer, and a prayer. Focus on distinguishing characters through dialogue. 

Write for at least 10 minutes about an illness, a gambler, and a guardian. 

Write for at least 1 minute about a relationship ending, a musician, and a treasure. 

Write for at least 10 minutes about a boot, a hammer, and a holiday. Focus on describing characters. 

Write for at least 5 minutes about a trigger, and a risk. 

Write for at least 5 minutes about a bet, a dream, a beggar, the stars, and a flower. 

Write for at least 400 words about a reversal of fortune, a bedroom, and a boat. 

Write for at least 200 words about a payment, flames, and a contract. Focus on describing characters. 

Write for at least 3 minutes about an injury, a cloak, a window, and a physician. Focus on distinguishing characters through dialogue.

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    • Michael Shane profile image

      Michael Shane 7 years ago from Gadsden, Alabama

      Interesting hub!

    • Emma Jones profile image

      Emma Jones 5 years ago from New York, New York

      interesting, u r writing on topic which is goin to help others to write. love that idea.

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