Free Creative Writing Prompts #61: Regrets Many of us have regrets of things we wish we'd done in the past. These free creative writing prompts about your regrets may bring back some bad memories but they may also help you to create some important writing for yourself and others. As much as you may feel alone when you have a regret in your life, it's more likely that many people before you (and after you) have experienced a similar situation. In writing about what you've done wrong you can help the people after you avoid similar mistakes. Also, you may be able to rid yourself of the guilt associated with these regretful feelings. Free Creative Writing Prompts: Regrets 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. While there are many things that I could regret in my life, it's hard to when I take into account how much I learned from those situations. Bonus Prompt - Create a giant chart of all the major regrets of your life and write a story in which you rectify all of these wrongs. Done with this page? Written by Bryan Cohen
Short Stories: 10 Tips for Creative Writers (Kennedy and Jerz) (Dennis G. Jerz, Seton Hill University) 25 Writing Prompts - Carrie Elle Feeling a little writer’s block – or maybe just looking to stretch your writing muscles a bit? I was. And so, I googled “writing prompts” and found all kinds of random stuff. And then thought, I have some good ideas for prompts…I should just come up with my own. And so, I did just that. Some of them are silly, some of them are serious. Also, I realize this post may seem kind of random amid all the pictures of kids and donkeys and stories about Target and whatnot, but, I’m realizing that I want this blog to also address another thing I love (you know, aside from my kids and donkeys and Target) – writing. And so, here are 25 writing prompts for your writing pleasure. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.
Creative Writing Contests writing prompts THE ORIGINAL 365 DAY WRITING CHALLENGE LIST [updated] | Page 1 | 365 Days o EDIT: The prompts do not have to be done in order (although I recommend it)--you just can't repeat the same prompt. I suggest doing them in order, as it's more challenging, but if you want to take it a bit easier on yourself, post the list of prompts in your member journal and cross them out as you do them. It will not affect the prize. Thank you! I divided the prompts by week, so I will post them 4 weeks per post. Week I 001. Week II 008. Week III 015. Week IV 022. 365 Pictures Daily Photo Prompts Generated for Your Creative Inspiration! Writing Prompts : 365 : 365 Creative Picture Prompts, Prompt-a-Day Generator One picture and text prompt per day to inspire your creative life. Visit again tomorrow for February 5, 2015 What would this settler feel if she/he could return from the past and see their homestead still standing? How would the land have changed since their farming days? Photo and prompt copyright © Kristi Tencarre. About 365 Picture Prompts Welcome to Creativity Portal's first-ever worldwide collaborative daily prompt project. Artists, photographers, writers, and other creatives have generously shared their personal pictures and thought-provoking prompts to inspire others with unique perspectives and manifested expressions of creativity. Use these images and words for: creative writing promptsimagination/brainstorming ideascreativity sparksartistic inspirationblogging story startersclassroom activitiesjournal & diary promptsmeditationsreflectionsconnecting with other creatives Frequently Answered Questions
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A 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises It’s the perfect time to restart your engine and get back into writing. Here, I offer up a 12-day plan of simple writing exercises to help you keep your creative juices flowing without eating up too much of your time. Follow this plan and in less than half a month, you’ll not only be impressed with what you’ve accomplished, but you may also have something worth publishing. The 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises Day 1: Write 10 potential book titles of books you’d like to write. Day 2: Create a character with personality traits of someone you love, but the physical characteristics of someone you don’t care for. Day 3: Write a setting based on the most beautiful place you’ve ever seen. Day 4: Write a letter to an agent telling her how wonderful you are. Day 5: Write a 20-line poem about a memorable moment in your life. Day 6: Select a book on your shelf and pick two chapters at random. Day 7: Write a letter to yourself telling you what you need to improve in the coming 6 months. Brian A.
Writing Exercises and Prompts for Journaling, Prose, Poetry and Memoirs These Writing Exercises are a collection of prompts originally published in The Journal Newsletter. The prompts include journaling prompts, prose prompts, poetry prompts, free writing prompts, and memoir prompts. Jump to the exercises you would like to see: Prompts Copyright © by Susan Michael and David Michael. Journaling Prompts Journaling Prompt - Imagine yourself in a place you like to be (not necessarily someplace you like to *go*). Journaling Prompt - Pretend that you see yourself walking into a room. Journaling Prompt - Create a list of images that symbolize the following: toughness, cruelty toughness, strength Journaling Prompt - Close your eyes for a minute and imagine you are skydiving. Journaling Prompt - Sit yourself in a favorite spot, or imagine an ideal place and describe it as an expanding bubble or sphere. Journaling Prompt - Hold your hands out in front of you, palms down. Journaling Prompt - By what do you measure your value as a person? Free Writing Prompts Poetry Prompts
Creative Writing Prompts and Exercises | The Time is Now The most important and underrated factor in a writer’s success is discipline. Talent and luck always help, but having a consistent writing practice is often the difference between aspiring writers and published writers. The advice we hear from agents, editors, and authors alike is always the same: Focus on the writing. However, finding the time and inspiration to write is not always easy. That’s where creative writing prompts and exercises can help. Writing prompts provide writers with a starting place, an entry point into their writing practice. The Time Is Now offers a weekly writing prompt (we’ll post a poetry prompt on Tuesdays, a fiction prompt on Wednesdays, and a creative nonfiction prompt on Thursdays) to help you stay committed to your writing practice throughout the year.