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Creative Writing Prompts Part Four [151-200]
Invent a new genre of music and explain its defining features.
Describe a successful artist or band in your genre.
Imagine a future in which all wars are fought by giant robots.
Describe the most successful battle robot and why it is so powerful.
If you were the lead character in a tragedy, what would your fatal character flaw be?
How would it lead to your demise?
If souls existed, would you sell yours to for 50 million dollars?
Would it be worth living a soul-less life if you could provide for the people you love?
Imagine you are at a meditation retreat and are sitting down for your final session.
Describe your surroundings and how you've come to appreciate their calming influence.
Imagine that a stranger has just driven a car into your house.
Describe the scene you find when you get home and how you react.
Imagine you visit somebody's house for the first time and block up their toilet.
Describe how you feel, how you would explain it to them, and how they would react.
Invent a new animal.
What does it look like and what would the meat taste like?
Imagine you are around at a friend's house and he or she has just started arguing with their partner.
Describe the scene and how you would try to lighten the mood.
Imagine the most despicable person that could possibly exist.
Describe them and what makes them so horrible.
Imagine the kindest person that could possibly exist.
Describe them and what makes them so kind.
Invent a monster and describe what it looks like.
Where does it live, and does it attack people?
If you were a chef, what would be your signature dish?
Describe the kindest thing anybody has ever done for you and how it made you feel.
Did you repay them?
Describe the worst thing anybody has ever done to you and how it made you feel.
Did you ever forgive them?
What if you had been born in a different country?
Which country would you have been born in and would you be any different as a result?
Imagine you visit a fortune teller and she tells you that a tall, broad-shouldered man is going to kill you before you get home.
What would happen on your way home, and would you be suspicious of anyone matching the description?
Imagine you are sat in a room with blank walls, nothing inside it, and nobody else is with you.
What do you do to entertain yourself?
Imagine you are walking home from work or school and you notice a trap door on the floor which you've never seen before.
What do you do, and if you go inside, what do you find?
If your mother received a death threat from an unknown person but the police couldn't help, what would you do?
What would you do if she wanted to go out, alone, at night?
If you could magically force someone to love you, would you?
What would your relationship be like and would you feel guilty?
Invent a new form of public transport.
How would it work and what advantages would it have over existing methods?
Imagine a day with so much snow that nobody can go to work.
Describe your day at home with all of your family.
Imagine you're an inter-stellar explorer landing on a new, strange planet.
Describe the scenery and what happens when you arrive.
Think of a bad situation you have experienced which you had no power to change.
What happened and how did you feel?
Think of a time when you have been especially proud of yourself.
What had you done and why were you so proud?
Think of the saddest you've ever been.
What made you sad and how did you deal with it?
Imagine you woke up with no memories.
Describe what would happen on that day.
What if nobody you knew could remember you?
How would you try to remind them who you were and how would people react?
What if you had no arms?
How would you go through your day-to-day life?
What if you were born completely paralysed?
Who would look after you, and what would your life be like?
Describe a day in the life of a blind person.
How would the world seem different if you didn't have the sense of sight?
Imagine you woke up one day and found that you were deaf.
What sounds would you miss the most?
What if there was no colour in the world?
Describe a table full of colour-less items and how you differentiate between them.
What if you could step into somebody's dreams and watch them like a film?
Whose dreams would you invade and what would you see?
Think of a present you received that you didn't like.
How did you react, and did the person suspect you didn't like it?
Think of the best present you've ever given somebody.
Describe their reaction when they peeled back the wrapping paper.
Think of a time when you have forgotten somebody's birthday.
How did you feel and what did you do about it?
Think of the most thoughtful gift you've ever received.
What was it and what made it so thoughtful?
Describe the most insecure person you know.
What makes them so insecure?
Think about the happiest person you have ever met.
Who is it and what makes you think they are the happiest person you've met?
Think of the most miserable person you have ever met.
Devise a plan to cheer them up, even if it's just for a short time.
Think of a time when you've found out that people have been talking about you.
What did they say about you and how did it make you feel?
Think of a time when someone has told you a lie.
What was the lie and how did you find out the truth?
What if somebody told you a lie that you already knew was a lie?
How would you confront them?
Think of an embarrassing confession you've made to somebody.
Who did you tell and how did they react?
Describe the worst thing you've ever done and got away with.
How did not being punished make you feel?
Think of a lie you've told that nobody has even found out.
What was the lie and what were you covering up?
Imagine a character that a compulsive liar, or entirely incapable of telling the truth.
What is an average day in his or her life like?
If you could start your own cult, what kind of cult would it be?
Describe the key beliefs of the cult and what they would do.
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