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Writing Prompts for online articles

Updated on September 20, 2014
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Topics for blogs and articles

Hello and welcome to the 6th in a series of online topics for niche markets. As a fellow writer, you know just how difficult it can be to find a theme to write about. I have brought together a source of ideas for you to look through and use as material for your writing. The suggestions listed below all begin with the letter "F".

You choose how to use these subjects, they are only the grain of sand that will be turned into a pearl by you. I have also included links to other author's articles. Take a look and see how they have tackled the subject.

If you have found something useful, please leave a comment and also check out the others in the series,you will find links to these at the bottom of the page. I will be updating these pages so check back frequently.

Facebook: Do you use Facebook? What do you like about it or dislike? What features do you wish were added. Do you feel you are giving away too much personal information using it? Do you feel the company is overvalued? Did you buy shares in it?

Family: This is a vast area to write about. You could write about family traditions for example. Tips on how to keep a family bonded. Family meals, games for families. How to deal with a second family. How does divorce affect a family.

Fairy lights: Can you think of various uses for fairy lights. Do you decorate bedrooms with them? What other uses do you have for them besides a Christmas tree?

Fairy tales: Which were your favourites as a child? Do you think that they are too scary for young children? Which modern ones do you like? Have you ever written and published one?

Falconry: Do you enjoy watching falconry displays? Where do you go to see this. Are you a falconer? What techniques and advice would you have to someone who would like to begin doing this? For photographing falcons, what camera and lens do you use for aerial flights.

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Fall: What do you love about fall/autumn? Is it the leaves changing colour or perhaps it is the holiday season you look forward to. Maybe it is the kids going back to school!

Fashion: Are you a follower of fashion? What is trending right now? Which celebs are wearing what? Can you put together a work wardrobe on a budget?

Father's day: What are the best gifts to give on Father's day? Do you struggle every year to think of a new present? Suggest ideas to make the day memorable but on a budget.

Federal Bureau of Investigation: What cases that the FBI have dealt with stand out in your mind? How do you become an agent? What is it like to work for the FBI? Do a bio on famous directors.

Feminism: What does feminism mean to you? How has the definition altered over time? Do you feel that it still necessary to promote equal rights for women? Have you been subject to anti-feminism behaviour?

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Fetish: What fetishes do you enjoy or can write about? Do you have a thing for women's shoes, thigh boots, stockings etc. Do you enjoy wearing PVC? Tips and hints for stopping the chaffing from handcuffs etc.

Fifth wheels and RV's: Do you own a fifth wheel or an RV? What advice would you give someone who is wanting to buy one? Should they buy new or used. How do you back up one of those. What are the legal requirements for owning one. Do you need separate insurance? How to Set Up your RV CAMPSITE.

Figure skating: Do you love watching ice skating? Who are your favourite skaters? Do you skate? Where can you take lessons, how much do skates cost, how do I care for skates?

Film making: Are you a budding film maker? What type of camera would you recommend for a beginner. Can you give advice on angles, lighting, and scenery? What type of courses would you recommend?

Financial planning: Are you a financial planner? Could you write a page to promote your business or discuss general advice on financial planning. In these tight economic times, everyone is looking for advice on how best to spend their resources.

Fine arts: Do you enjoy the fine arts? Which artists are your favourites and why? Write a short bio on a piece of art. Where did the inspiration come from?

Finches: The lovely little birds. Are you a fan of finches? Which types visit your garden. What type of seed do they eat, can you make a seed ball? What type of feeders are best for this type of bird?

Finger painting: Does anyone not enjoying finger painting? Which type of paints and paper are best for this. How about drop cloths? How to clean up after a finger painting session?

Fish: Do you enjoy eating fish? Which is your favourite way to prepare it? This could also be about fish in aquariums or even fish farming.

Fisheye lens: Do you use a fisheye lens? What is it you like to photograph with it? What would you suggest not photographing with one? Which brands do you use? Could you teach a beginner to use one?

Fishing: Which tackle is best for big mouth bass? Where is the best spot to find them? Any tips on how to keep you tackle box organised? Locations for Where to fish in Seattle?

Fitness: Are you fitness fan? Are you at the gym most days? What do you like about going? Could you suggest a fitness routine for the over 50's?

Folk music: Which type of folk music do you prefer to listen to? Suggest bands and include videos.If you play folk music, promote yourself.

Food: Recipe pages are always popular, especially if they have photos. Anything relating to food, such as label reading, how to organize a farmers market or even the best potato peeler!

Forensics: Because of popular TV shows, this has pushed this occupation into the forefront and made it interesting. What does it take to become a forensic scientist? What is the work like? How is the job market?

Forestry: Would you like to work for the forestry department? What type of jobs are available and what are the qualifications? Another topic would be what type of products come from the forest? It isn't just lumber, think of the rainforest with its medicinal plants and herbs.

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Forums: Do you use internet forums? Which do you use? Is the advice you receive there correct? Are you a contributer? Do you use this for backlinks?

France: A beautiful country with so many possibities. Places to visit, French food and wine. Do you speak French? Why are the French so stylish?

Fraternity: Are you a member of a fraternity? What was your intiation like? Would you recommend this to others? What benefits do you get by being in a fraternity? How many different fraternities are there?

Frisbee: Are you a fantastic Frisbee player? Can you throw a Frisbee behind your back? Do you play with your dog. How did you train it to catch a Frisbee?

Fungus: Do you grow and eat mushrooms? Perhaps you pick your's wild. Do you have any great recipes for mushrooms. What are the effects of eating 'magic mushrooms'?

Futons: Are you a fan of futons? Where can you buy the best quality ones? Are the covers machine washable? What type of room would you put one in? Are they only for the young and trendy?

Whether you write a blog, travelogues or online at places such as Hubpages , I hope you found something that interested you and that you will return to these pages often for inspiration.

Did you find an idea for your next article?

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    • Blond Logic profile imageAUTHOR

      Mary Wickison 

      8 years ago from Brazil

      Hello Teaches12345,

      Good Morning.

      I am pleased you found something you can use. Can't wait to read it!

      Thanks for stopping by.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      8 years ago

      I see some topics that I could write tons of information or suggestions on. Thanks for the inspirational tips.

    • Blond Logic profile imageAUTHOR

      Mary Wickison 

      8 years ago from Brazil

      Hello Seeker7,

      Thanks for sharing and the vote.

      I sometimes get excited about a topic and then think, "Wait a minute, I don't know anything about this subject". It is then time for a reality check.

      Topics that as you say, give a buzz of enthusiasm, are much easier to write. Sometimes my fingers can fly across a keyboard when it is a topic I enjoy.

      Thank you so much for your comment and I am glad you found it helpful.

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      Helen Murphy Howell 

      8 years ago from Fife, Scotland

      What an excellent hub and some fabulous ideas. Sometimes I'm ok for ideas at other times I feel totally dried up. I maybe get get bits and pieces of an idea - but for me, unless there is a buzz of enthusiasm, then the subject doesn't work. Your ideas have triggered quite a few in my mind - and yes I'm buzzing!!!

      Great hub + voted up and shared!

    • Blond Logic profile imageAUTHOR

      Mary Wickison 

      8 years ago from Brazil

      Hi Bill,

      You're welcome.

      Getting the creative juices flowing was my intention.

      Great to hear from you.


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      Bill Holland 

      8 years ago from Olympia, WA

      This really is a very helpful "niche." Seriously, I love the prompts. You have so many to choose from, and most of them get my juices flowing. Thank you!


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