Short Story Ideas and Creative Writing Prompts
Here are lots of short story ideas that you can use as writing prompts. Use these story starters on their own or to get ideas for the CWN online writing courses. You'll also find links to more creative writing prompts at the bottom of the page. Any of these ideas can be used either humorously or dramatically... or you can try both. Have fun! Do you like this page?
What Should I Do Today?
Modify Wheel on Home Page If you’ve ever said, “There’s nothing to do” or “I’m bored,” this is the decision maker to change all that. This wheel features 50 thing to do. Some may not be ideal depending on how much time you have to spend or what’s available to you, but this is a pretty sufficient start to decide “What should I do today?”
Mind Mapping Software - Create mind maps (graphical representations of thought processes) for brainstorming, problem solving, rational analysis, and decision marking.
Edraw Mind Map Maker gives you amazing ways to create great-looking mind maps for brainstorming, problem solving, rational analysis, and decision marking. Edraw Mind Map is a free mind mapping maker with inbuilt templates and examples which makes it very easy to use. You can easily conceptualize your visualization on computer and organize your work by using this maker.
ESL Writer's Workshop
Writing about Problems This paragraph writing worksheet examines the problems of human space exploration. Students isolate lexical chunks used for writing about problems and write some paragraphs of their own. One problem with . . .
365 Creative Writing Prompts
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Writing Prompts Galore
Are you having some writer's block? Need some inspiration? Well here are a ton of writing prompts to help spur those creative juices. If you can't think of what to write for your current project, get out of your head and use one of these prompts. Even if it's not in line with your novel, or even in a genre you prefer, it'll be a good writing exercise and could get you out of the funk you might be in.
Editable old newspaper template
Views 393,984 Filed under Educational , english, history, newspaper, school, sepia We have just added to our popular editable PowerPoint newspapers with this Old Times newspaper design. With these you can create your own news headlines, articles and insert your own pictures.
Ten Free Video Writing Prompts to Spark the Love of Writing in Your Students - John Spencer
I believe that writing should be fun. It’s not merely a functional activity we have to get through in life. I believe that persuasive, informational, and functional writing should be as fun as writing a story. I believe that all writing is inherently creative and that you can easily embed design challenges into writing (which I included in my latest illustrated writing idea).
The Daily Prompts
Write about this image (via 1000bookmarks) “Pick a random word from the dictionary. Write about it” “What do you think happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?” “Have you ever had a sense of deja-vu?”
9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class
1- Uniflip UniFlip converts your magazine, brochure or catalog from its original PDF format into an exciting, professional multi-media digital format with pages that flip. 2-Joomag Joomag is a web tool that lets you create your own magazines using a simple online editor.
The Plot The Plot Question time!
Posted by Melissa Donovan on October 22, 2015 · Journal prompts to make you laugh. Have you ever tried to write comedy? It’s not easy.
A List of Creative Writing Prompts to Make Your Students Love Writing
Writing can be a chore, even the imaginative exercise of creative writing. To open the floodgates of their imaginations, learners can always use creative writing prompts to generate ideas. As we have mentioned in the past, regular writing helps improve your learners’ creative and analytical skills.
Creative writing prompts that you can do in 10 minutes
What can you write in 10 minutes or less? Let’s find out! For a quick creative writing exercise, try one of the 20 writing prompts below, excerpted from Chronicle Books’ 642 Tiny Things to Write About.