Story Starters. The Character Name Generator: Generate a Character Name and Personality. Thirteen Writing Prompts. [Originally published May 4, 2006.]
Write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man’s friendship with a former girlfriend. Do not mention the girlfriend, the man, the woman, or the argument. Write a short scene set at a lake, with trees and shit. Throw some birds in there, too. Choose your favorite historical figure and imagine if he/she had been led to greatness by the promptings of an invisible imp living behind his or her right ear. Plot Scenario Generator. Short Story Ideas - Scenarios. CALLIHOO Writing Idea Generators: The 37 Dramatic Situations. The Thirty-six (plus one) Dramatic Situations Georges Polti says that all stories boil down to just 36 dramatic situations and takeoffs of those situations.
Somebody else out there added #37. If you're stuck for a situation, try this. A situation appears below randomly (in bold print). 25 Story Starters for Writing Fiction. Posted by Melissa Donovan on September 17, 2015 · Get creative with these story starters.
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