Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts

We all need a little inspiration from time to time.

Here’s a list of writing prompts to get the creative muse cranked up and rolling (Courtesy: Reddit) :

A terrorist group has been infiltrated by so many agencies that it is now run by spies, unbeknownst to the spies themselves. This fact becomes apparent to an actual extremist who joins their ranks.

Scientists finally made a computer that’s almost as complicated as a human brain. But it doesn’t do anything, instead just sitting, dead and silent. Until the day when you come in and it boots up, the first words coming through it’s speakers, “Finally, a vacant body.”

An ancient immortal, known as The Dark Lord, is very bored. One day he finds out a new band of heroes is coming for him, yet again. “Hope they are fun enough”, thought The Dark Lord, disguised as an average dweller, while approaching the team: “So, I heard you need a guide?”

You are a time-traveling salesman, delivering anything to anyone, anywhere at any time. Literally. And for the right price, of course.

“He was a great warrior, but a terrible king. Victory has defeated him.”

After nuclear armageddon, the last safe refuge on Earth is an Antarctic SuperMax Prison, where prisoners wage a battle to keep people out. And the lone escapee of this prison, wages a war to break back in.

(Okay, we’re a long way from 101 prompts so far. Stay tuned…)


Looking for still more inspiration? Writer’s Digest is a great resource…

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