Writing prompts



Here is a list of 60 more writing prompts to get you started.

Use these prompts as is or adapt them by adding or deleting words, or simply use them as a starting point to trigger your own original ideas.

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  • My greatest joy in life is.......
  • I often feel guilty that I........
  • One reason I get................
  • If I were blond I would......
  • Visiting.......
  • My dad always thought money would......
  • I would love to visit...........
  • I wish.....
  • The reason I don’t believe in..........
  • If I was sixty and had reams of money I would......
  • If I were sixty and had no money I would......
  • I punish myself by.......
  • The person I blame for..........is.........
  • Looking at...........
  • Money makes people.......
  • In my family,.............
  • If I had enough money I would........
  • Money makes people........
  • I think money.......
  • As a kid, I needed more.....
  • As a kid, I lacked.....
  • As a kid I loved......
  • As a kid I hated......
  • As a kid I could......
  • As a kid I could have........
  • One thing I like about my country is......
  • One thing I like about my job is....
  • One thing I like about my school is....
  • One thing I like about........
  • I am sorry that......
  • I have nice......
  • I am getting better at ..........
  • I remember one time......
  • As a kid my mother.....
  • As a kid my father never.....
  • The person I remembered who believed in me......
  • When I was little ...
  • I grew up thinking that...... 
  • I was told.....
  • I can’t believe that........
  • In a perfect world.....
  • Write about your ideal day.
  • I work outside of office hours because.....
  • I allow myself the freedom of.....
  • Fame encourages us to believe that....
  • We make excuses for.........
  • We cannot afford to think about....
  • There is a connection between.....
  • Life is a series of hurdles ........
  • We are meant to.....
  • Having an ideas is a lot like.......
  • The most common misconception is........
  • In my years of travelling I ........
  • In my years of teaching I .......
  • In South Africa there is a ........
  • Have you ever wondered how.......?
  • Who am I?
  • In the eyes of..... who had just caught me........
  • The mirror doesn’t lie, but staring back at you.........
  • He wasn’t a man of many words........


  • Ideas are all around you, start to take note of your surroundings, interesting conversations, keep a list of good books and movies, comment on your family activities or write about your last meal at your favourite restaurant.

    Keep an idea journal to record any new sources of inspiration.






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