Daily Journal Writing Prompts from www.creativewritingprompts.com
Use these four words in a story:            burglar             forest            envelope             lamp
Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a WEDDING   BOUQUET.
Write from thePOINT OF VIEW    of a TV  REMOTE.
Write about something that made you feelsad or something that hurt your feelings.
Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a STACK of  PAPER a few  inches from a  SHREDDER.
Use in a story.MAIN CHARACTER:police officerOBJECT: old shoesSETTING: operatingroom
PLOT: Losing awinning lotteryticket.
Write about somethingthat made you feelhappy today.
Use the followingwords in a story:  photographer     bicycle      school     branch
Use in a story.MAIN CHARACTER:factory workerOBJECT: locketSETTING: smallapartmentTHEME: letting go
Write about five things you would do if you didn’t ANYONE for one week.
START YOUR  STORY WITH      THIS:   Alice tried toremember who hadgiven her this odd   shaped key.
Use the followingwords in a story:  grandfather      folder   post office  photo album
I once dreamed about....
Write from thePOINT OF VIEWof a GLASS on  the edge of a    TABLE.
Write from thePOINT OF VIEW  of a VIRUS about to infect a COMPUTER
Write from the POINT OF VIEWof a BALL OF YARN being chased by               a CAT
Use the followingwords in a story:      priest      ring     garden magnifying      glass
Write aboutsomething that youdid to make someonefeel good today.
Write about a man who teaches hispet cockroach  to dance.
Write a story with this beginning: We are learning to make a fire.
Write about somethingthat you are thankful forand appreciate.
Your uncle and your cousin aresitting in a room.One of them wantsto be someone else. Write their story.
Begin your story with this line:It was the ONE thing he wanted most.
Your mother and your teacher meet by accident at the coffee shop. One of them is pretending to be         someone else. Wr...
Use this plot for  your story:getting carried away with a    new fad
Write from the POINT OF VIEWof a LONE TREE in a FOREST
Come up with 12 good reasons to sleep in.
Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a BIRDCAGEin which the bird  recently died.
Think of 12 things to do   without electricity
Begin your story with:  The clock winked.
List 20 thingsyou’re afraid of.Pick one fear and  write about it.
Write about a blue-colored object.
Write an excuse for not working today.
Write about a  scaryexperience  with a teacher.
Write a short storyusing the followingPaper clipsprincipallunchboxswinggirl with a pink ribbon
Write a short story using the following               soy sauce              babysitter              cowboy hat           ...
Write 10 things you can do with tissue paper.         Pick one and write about it.
What’s your idea of a perfect vacation?
Write about a time you hid from someone.
Write a short story using the following               butterfly                balloon          school playground         ...
Write about what’d you cook for your enemy.
List 20 things that annoy you.  Pick one and write about it.
Choose one of your physical features.Write about how you change or disguise it.
Put Batman and Scooby-Doo in an elevator.  Write a story about their ride to the top.
Write about the biggest lie    you’ve ever told.
Write about a job, task, chore  you strongly dislike.
Write about a plate of sunshine.
What do you do on a rainy day.
Begin with: “I thought I saw...”
Write the story of adisastrous family picnic.
Write about a studentwho always skipped breakfast.
Write about a habitthat is hard to break.
You get home and check your messages    on your answering machine.        On the third you freeze.            Begin there.
You wake up, go to the bathroom, and        look into the mirror.   A different face stares at you.            Begin there.
Write about someone you’dlike to see in jail.
What would you do with        three wishes?(Can’t ask for more wishes.)
“You know what else children don’t know?”   Include this dialogue in your story.
Start your story with this: She touched       the little box in her pocket               and smiled.
25 cent wings seemed  like a great idea.Sadly, there were not.  Begin with this.
List 50 things you’ll never do.
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  • Writing Prompts

    1. 1. Daily Journal Writing Prompts from www.creativewritingprompts.com
    2. 2. Use these four words in a story: burglar forest envelope lamp
    3. 3. Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a WEDDING BOUQUET.
    4. 4. Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a TV REMOTE.
    5. 5. Write about something that made you feelsad or something that hurt your feelings.
    6. 6. Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a STACK of PAPER a few inches from a SHREDDER.
    7. 7. Use in a story.MAIN CHARACTER:police officerOBJECT: old shoesSETTING: operatingroom
    8. 8. PLOT: Losing awinning lotteryticket.
    9. 9. Write about somethingthat made you feelhappy today.
    10. 10. Use the followingwords in a story: photographer bicycle school branch
    11. 11. Use in a story.MAIN CHARACTER:factory workerOBJECT: locketSETTING: smallapartmentTHEME: letting go
    12. 12. Write about five things you would do if you didn’t ANYONE for one week.
    13. 13. START YOUR STORY WITH THIS: Alice tried toremember who hadgiven her this odd shaped key.
    14. 14. Use the followingwords in a story: grandfather folder post office photo album
    15. 15. I once dreamed about....
    16. 16. Write from thePOINT OF VIEWof a GLASS on the edge of a TABLE.
    17. 17. Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a VIRUS about to infect a COMPUTER
    18. 18. Write from the POINT OF VIEWof a BALL OF YARN being chased by a CAT
    19. 19. Use the followingwords in a story: priest ring garden magnifying glass
    20. 20. Write aboutsomething that youdid to make someonefeel good today.
    21. 21. Write about a man who teaches hispet cockroach to dance.
    22. 22. Write a story with this beginning: We are learning to make a fire.
    23. 23. Write about somethingthat you are thankful forand appreciate.
    24. 24. Your uncle and your cousin aresitting in a room.One of them wantsto be someone else. Write their story.
    25. 25. Begin your story with this line:It was the ONE thing he wanted most.
    26. 26. Your mother and your teacher meet by accident at the coffee shop. One of them is pretending to be someone else. Write their story.
    27. 27. Use this plot for your story:getting carried away with a new fad
    28. 28. Write from the POINT OF VIEWof a LONE TREE in a FOREST
    29. 29. Come up with 12 good reasons to sleep in.
    30. 30. Write from thePOINT OF VIEW of a BIRDCAGEin which the bird recently died.
    31. 31. Think of 12 things to do without electricity
    32. 32. Begin your story with: The clock winked.
    33. 33. List 20 thingsyou’re afraid of.Pick one fear and write about it.
    34. 34. Write about a blue-colored object.
    35. 35. Write an excuse for not working today.
    36. 36. Write about a scaryexperience with a teacher.
    37. 37. Write a short storyusing the followingPaper clipsprincipallunchboxswinggirl with a pink ribbon
    38. 38. Write a short story using the following soy sauce babysitter cowboy hat puppy tortilla chips
    39. 39. Write 10 things you can do with tissue paper. Pick one and write about it.
    40. 40. What’s your idea of a perfect vacation?
    41. 41. Write about a time you hid from someone.
    42. 42. Write a short story using the following butterfly balloon school playground rainbow talking dog
    43. 43. Write about what’d you cook for your enemy.
    44. 44. List 20 things that annoy you. Pick one and write about it.
    45. 45. Choose one of your physical features.Write about how you change or disguise it.
    46. 46. Put Batman and Scooby-Doo in an elevator. Write a story about their ride to the top.
    47. 47. Write about the biggest lie you’ve ever told.
    48. 48. Write about a job, task, chore you strongly dislike.
    49. 49. Write about a plate of sunshine.
    50. 50. What do you do on a rainy day.
    51. 51. Begin with: “I thought I saw...”
    52. 52. Write the story of adisastrous family picnic.
    53. 53. Write about a studentwho always skipped breakfast.
    54. 54. Write about a habitthat is hard to break.
    55. 55. You get home and check your messages on your answering machine. On the third you freeze. Begin there.
    56. 56. You wake up, go to the bathroom, and look into the mirror. A different face stares at you. Begin there.
    57. 57. Write about someone you’dlike to see in jail.
    58. 58. What would you do with three wishes?(Can’t ask for more wishes.)
    59. 59. “You know what else children don’t know?” Include this dialogue in your story.
    60. 60. Start your story with this: She touched the little box in her pocket and smiled.
    61. 61. 25 cent wings seemed like a great idea.Sadly, there were not. Begin with this.
    62. 62. List 50 things you’ll never do.

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