Here are a few writing prompts to help get your ideas flowing. You can use one or combine a few to create your story. 

  • You see someone being hit in the street. What superpower would you like to have in this situation?
  • A small child has gone missing on a run-down housing estate. Write about how the residents respond.
  • A car crash in your town has an unexpected consequences in another town far away and so on. Write about the domino effect.
  • A car crash in your town has an unexpected consequences in another town far away and so on. Write about the domino effect.
  • You are at the reading of a Will of a family member. Everyone thought she was poor, but it turns out she’s worth millions. How did she get so rich?
  • You are going to be invisible for the next three hours. How would you make the most of this time?
  • Think of an old tree near you. Write about the family who picnicked under it 50 years ago, and the family who will picnic under it in 50 years time.
  • You see someone being hit in the street. What superpower would you like to have in this situation?
  • A man lies close to death. Describe the images from his childhood that fill his mind.
  • Where would you like to go when you die? Describe your perfect afterlife.
  • You’ve bought an old chest of drawers and discover a piece of paper stuck inside. What is written on that piece of paper?
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