Writing Prompt #13

Write about a boy who saw things differently. In a world where the gift of deep thinking is treated as "overthinking". Overthinking insinuates thinking beyond what we ought to as if our imaginations have limitations. Deep thinkers are the people who make scientific discoveries, create the most useful and awe-inspiring inventions and write unforgettable literature … Continue reading Writing Prompt #13

121 Questions to Ask Your Character when Writing a Book

Every author goes about writing their book in a different way. Some jump straight in and let their imagination roam free with the story. Other authors create in-depth, detailed characters and then allow the story to write itself around them. Whichever way you write, coming up with interesting, relatable and realistic characters is difficult, so … Continue reading 121 Questions to Ask Your Character when Writing a Book

Writing Prompt 12: Start a story with somebody opening a door.

It was another rainy day in northern England, but Rose was excited, she had a job interview today and she was becoming desperate for the money. She was dressed elegantly in her favourite fitted black dress and elaborate vintage black heels as she approached the grand, historical entrance of the Georgian hotel. She pressed the … Continue reading Writing Prompt 12: Start a story with somebody opening a door.

Writing Prompt 11: Write about long-distance friends who meet for the first time in 15 years.

When I was six years old, my parents decided to move from Newcastle to Kirkby Lonsdale, meaning I had to change schools once again. I had already done that several times and as a result, always found it difficult to make friends. I ended up going to a school on the outskirts of Kirkby, called … Continue reading Writing Prompt 11: Write about long-distance friends who meet for the first time in 15 years.

Writing Prompt 9: Convey a mood as your character walks down the street. Don’t tell us how he or she feels.

She looks directly ahead, glazed and drowning eyes fixed on the green light. The night's air is cold and wet, she only wears a sundress, but her skin is hot and her pace is steady. The wind blows the rain so that it pelts upon her face, yet her focus on the light remains and … Continue reading Writing Prompt 9: Convey a mood as your character walks down the street. Don’t tell us how he or she feels.

30 Writing Prompts Challenge – Prompt 8: Put your playlist on shuffle, write something using the first phrase of that song.

I have stopped kidding myself now that it is a "30 Day Writing Challenge", so let's just call it "30 Writing Prompts Challenge". Four months in and I am on (day) eight. Laughable I know. Anyway! For this challenge, I went on my favourite songs of all time playlist and put it on shuffle, the … Continue reading 30 Writing Prompts Challenge – Prompt 8: Put your playlist on shuffle, write something using the first phrase of that song.