Movie Conversation: Use a memorable conversation from a favorite movie to inspire your writing. 107. How do you react? 303. 215. Ode to Strangers: Go people watching and write an ode to a stranger you see on the street. Write something that goes along with the beat you feel and hear. 7. The Rocket-ship: Write about a rocket-ship on its way to the moon or a distant galaxy far, far, away. Dirty: Write a poem about getting covered in mud. 254. 79. Online Friends: Write an ode to someone online you’ve met and become friends with. Or maybe you could write a poem about that time you met a friend at a cafe. Outcast: Write about someone who is not accepted by their peers. 326. How to: Write a poem that gives directions on how to do something. Garage: Write about some random item you might find in a garage. What does it say on the chalkboard? Promise to Yourself: Write about a promise you want to make to yourself and keep. 185. Smoke and Fire: Write inspired by the saying “where there’s smoke, there’s fire”. 1. Outside the Window: What’s the weather outside your window doing right now? Transportation: Write about taking your favorite (or least-favorite) form of transportation. 30. 174. 264. Puzzles: Write about doing a puzzle – jigsaw, crossword, suduko, etc. Jury Duty: Write a short story or poem that takes place in a courtroom. 56. I'm... Continue Reading →, Missed Connections: If you go to Craigslist, there is a “Missed Connections” section where you can find some interesting story lines to inspire your writing. 22. 266. 101. Eco-friendly: Write about going green or an environmental concern you have. Strength: Think of a time when you’ve been physically or emotionally strong and use that as inspiration. etc. Buses and vans arrive from far away towns, precariously... Continue Reading →, The Unrequited Love Poem: How do you feel when you love someone who does not love you back? Write something inspired by the first song you hear. The found poem: Read a book and circle some words on a page. The prompts are all from a website so I won’t allow myself to pick and choose, I’ll take them in order each day, and write with that prompt in mind. 159: Miss Manners: Write using the words “please” and “thank you”. 2. Suitcase: Write about packing for a trip or unpacking from when you arrive home. Macro: Write a description of an object close-up. 348. Gamble: Be inspired by a casino or lottery ticket. Stars: Write about the stars in the sky and what they mean to you. 310. 9. Animals: Choose an animal. Font-tastic: Choose a unique font and type out a poem using that font. Photograph: Write a story or journal entry influenced by a photograph. Sharing: Write about sharing something with someone else. 250. Green Thumb: Write about growing something. 7. Use those words to craft a poem. 72. 140. 253. Write about what you’ve learned and that celebrates your achievement! 207. Other than that, I can’t see more than an arm’s reach in front. Video Inspiration: Go to or and watch one of the videos featured on the homepage. Running: Write about running away from someone or something. But we know sometimes it can be hard to think of what to write about! 10. Friendship: Write about being friends with someone. To create a world that is more real to me than my own at times. Whether you write short stories, poems, or like to keep a journal – these will stretch your imagination and give you some ideas for topics to write about! Numbers: Write a poem or journal entry about numbers that have special meaning to you. Turning Point: Write about a point in life where things turned for the better or worse. Clipboard: Write about words you imagine on an office clipboard. 136. Read the News Today: Construct a poem or story using a news headline for your first line. Clear and Transparent: Write a poem about being able to see-through something. Distractions: Write about how it feels when you can’t focus. Sestina: Give a try to writing a sestina poem. Your Muse: Write about your muse – what does he or she look like? 347. Just Say No: Write about the power you felt when you told someone no. 'Hello' he let out an awkward laugh 'Sorry...I shouldn't laugh, this isn't funny, this feels weird. 332. Cleaning: Hey, even writers and creative artists have to do housework sometimes. Use these 5 words in your story, poem, or journal entry. Sneeze: Write about things that make you sneeze. 282. 182. 205. The Rocket-ship: Write about a rocket-ship on it’s way to the moon or a distant galaxy far, far, away. 9. All sound caught and trapped by a blanket which covers all, perfect and... Continue Reading →, Wow...what a year 2016 was! 232. Write about opening it and what’s inside. 350. 204. 129. Sing a New Song: Take a popular song off the radio and rewrite it as a poem in your own words. 335. I’m hoping this will push me to write in different genres, different points of view and by publishing my writing on this blog, I’ll open myself up to constructive criticism and feedback, a vital part to improving as a writer. 165. 97. Know-it-all: Write about something you are very knowledgeable about, for example a favorite hobby or passion of yours. 113. 175. 3. The Vessel: Write about a ship or other vehicle that can take you somewhere different from where you are now. Phobia: Research some common phobias, choose one, and write about it. 155. 62. Use descriptive language He took a breath, steadying himself for the task ahead of him. Humanitarian Themes - Any complexity and volume!!! 216. 229. Greed: Write about someone who always wants more – whether it be money, power, etc. Don’t worry about it making sense or being perfect. What makes you happy? Dinner? If you want to become a better writer, the best thing you can do is practice writing every single day. He had double-checked the time and... Continue Reading →, Outside the Window: What’s the weather outside your window doing right now? Friendship | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts, 9. Random Act of Kindness: Write about a random act of kindness you’ve done for someone or someone has done for you, no matter how small or insignificant it may have seemed. Dread: Write about doing something you don’t want to do. Writing prompts are useful because we know sometimes it can be hard to think of what to write about! 214. 85. My Point of View: Write in the first person point of view. 152. 321. Dance: Write about a dancer or a time you remember dancing. 283. 47. 267. 361. Write down the sounds you hear. I...uh...I haven't been since the funeral, I guess I didn't know... Continue Reading →, Dragon: Envision a dragon.