Category Archives: Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt: The Business Plan

I’ve been working on my business plan as a writer for the last couple of months (it’s a good idea to help you really buckle down on goals, if you aren’t sure where to start, try this series of articles). … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Technology Twist

To start off a new year, lets go back in time! It’s a simple concept I hope will inspire you: think of an old, outdated piece of technology and make it new in your story. You can do this in … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Lost Luggage

Ahhh, Christmas. And you can read that ‘ahhh’ in a happy sigh fashion or as a mum hosting Christmas for fifteen. Both are real. I love Christmas, and simultaneously stress over it. Some of you out there are traveling for … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Unreliable Narrators

While procrastinating instead of revising my current novel I was reading through writing articles around the internet and came across this post about unreliable narrators. Unreliable narrators are fun to read and to write and this article makes a good … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: The Bestiary

Halloween means beasties. But let’s not concern ourselves with the usual fare like lycans, vampires and zombies, let’s dig deepĀ  and work with less commonly used monsters for our stories this month. Here’s a few ideas, or go and research … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Let Art Inspire You

I love Deviant Art. I was an active member and subscriber for quite a few years when I was younger and had the free time for drawing. This month go to Deviant Art and have a galavant amongst the art … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: How Punky Is Your Chicken?

Several of our regular meeting attendees are ‘punks’. No, not mohakws and piercings kind of punks (though if you’re that sort of punk you’re welcome to come!) I mean we write – and love to read – in punk genres. … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Pick A Princess

We all love a good Disney movie (c’mon, you don’t have to say it out loud, just allow yourself to admit it internally), but just as much I love the website Rejected Princesses: an ever-expanding list of historical (and mythical) … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Surgical Memory Removal

A writing prompt I received once, back in the day, was “Your memories of childhood will be surgically removed next Friday, write something to preserve those you wish to keep”. Hmmm, that’s a little tame for me nowadays. How about … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Retronomicon

Let’s go retro! I’m hoping most of you will go with a horror tale (Lovecraftian ideally) to honour the Necronomicon whose name was violated for this prompt’s title, but if you really can’t embrace the genre do what you like. … Continue reading

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