As writers of short stories, poems, journals, and novels, we can all use a boost getting started every once a while. I've scoured the web to bring you websites with fresh prompts updated regularly.
1. DIY MFA Writer Igniter
Click the shuffle button to get your randomly generated prompt, which includes a character, the situation, a prop, and an image for the setting. Don't like what you get? Just hit the "shuffle" button again.
2. Prompt Inspiration
Several prompts each day in a variety of genres. Each prompt starts with a cool factoid or literary birthday.
Journal writing prompts.
4. Poets & Writers Magazine
Three categories of prompts, including creative writing, poetry, and fiction prompts.
5. writing prompts
Great images, quotes or scenarios, and a related prompt.
6. Writing Forward
Five categories of writing prompts such as fiction prompts and poetry prompts. Once you select a category, keep scrolling down to see all the posts.
7. The Writer Magazine
Prompts from the editors of The Writer Magazine.
And here's a bonus:
Visit my Pinterest "Inspiration" board. It includes fascinating images to spark your literary imagination.
Once you find the inspiration, all you have to do is start writing! Do you know of any other sites with great writing prompts? Let us know in the comments below.Victoria M. Johnson knew by the time she was ten that she wanted to be a writer. She loves telling stories and she's happiest when creating new characters and new plots. Avalon Books and Montlake Romance published Victoria's fiction debut, The Doctor’s Dilemma, (A 2012 Bookseller’s Best double finalist). Her other fiction book is a collection of romance short stories titled, The Substitute Bride and a novella, Hot Hawaiian Christmas. She is also the writer and director of four short films and two micro documentaries. Visit Victoria's website at http://VictoriaMJohnson.com for inspiration and tips and find her Amazon author page or connect with her on Pinterest and Twitter.