Writing Prompts

WRITING PROMPT: Replace the violence

Mary Higgins Clark might say: mindgames are just as terrifying as physical violence. Is there a violent moment in your book? What if you twisted that into psychological violence? Try that. See what happens.

Comfort Zone

Writing Prompt: Your story begins at the end of your protagonist’s comfort zone.

Writing Prompt: Who Said That?

Your character has a dog. One morning, the dog talks. Why would that be? What would your character think? What would your character do?

Writing Prompt: Winter

Writing prompt: Write a scene, essay, or poem that evokes your favorite things about winter.

The Gift

Your character is surprised by an unexpected gift. What’s the gift? Who gave it to them? Does this...