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A Far Away Place: Write about a teacher that has influenced you. Visit your favorite Social Networking website ie: Write about a project you started but never completed. Write from the perspective of someone with no money to buy food. Write about the possibility of life in outer-space. Write a poem about getting covered in mud.

Write about a pirate ship. Is it good or bad to be normal? Write about a ship or other vehicle that can take you somewhere different from where you are now. Write about fairies, gnomes, elves, or other mythical creatures. Imagine ordinary objects have come to life.

Take a look at your calendar and use the schedule for inspiration in writing. Take inspiration from a night sky.

It goes round and round. Write a poem about that scene in the movie. Or do you hate parties? Write about walking down a sidewalk and what you see and experience. Write about words you imagine on an office clipboard. Randomly point to a place on a map or globe. Wow, thanks so much for all these wonderful prompts! Choose a word and write an acrostic poem where every line starts with a letter from the word.

Write a poem or story or journal entry inspired by a carnival or street fair. Write about being friends with someone. Write with a theme of envy and jealousy. What might the mirror say? Write a sonnet today. Record yourself speaking, then write down what you spoke and revise into a short story or poem. Write a story or journal entry influenced by a photograph. Write a poem or story that ties in together two opposites. Write about going on a picnic.

Write about an old house that is abandoned or being renovated. Write about a time when you got stuck in between two parties fighting with each other. Write about the time of day it is right now. Write about starting a project.

Whether you write short stories, poems, or like to keep a journal — these will stretch your imagination and give you some ideas for topics to write about! Choose a favorite decade and write about it. Write something inspired by a playground or treehouse. Write about a recent conflict. Write about being in a country or rural setting. Write about traveling back in time to that day.

Should, Would, And Could: Smoke, Fog, and Haze: Imagine you could stand on a rooftop and broadcast a message to everyone below — what would you say? What kind of shoes do you wear? Write about the thoughts you had while doodling or create something inspired by your finished doodle. Meet ya at the corner! Word of the Day: Write about the experience.

For example, you could make an acrostic poem using the last letters of the word or use secret code words in the poem. Could it change our language or customs? Construct a poem or story using a news headline for your first line. Choose from a list of idioms one that speaks to you and create a poem around that saying or phrase. Make a list of the first 5 adjectives that pop into your head. Write about growing something. How Does Your Garden Grow? Be inspired by a casino or lottery ticket.

Search online for color palettes and be inspired to write by one you resonate with. Imagine you can fast forward and rewind your life with a remote control. Write about your feelings of empathy or compassion for another person. Set a timer for 5 minutes and just write. Go cloud watching for the day and write about what you imagine in the clouds. Write about an experience at the grocery store.

I love these prompts and will definitely recommend some to my teacher!! Write a story or poem that uses ladders as a symbol. Write about having to wait in line. Definitely a recomended sight! I will send your blog along to my many Creative Writing students. Pick a classic rock love ballad and rewrite it into a story or poem with a similar theme.