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Creative Writing Prompts Part Seven [301-350]
Imagine you are given an ancient map leading to buried treasure.
Build a story based around your adventures hunting for that treasure. What kind of treasure would it end up being?
Finish and expand on this sentence, "I was going to finish my homework, but..."
Be as creative as possible!
If you saw someone stealing something from a store, would you report it?
Why or why not?
If you could have your own theme song, what would it be?
If you could visit a planet in outer space, would you?
What is your earliest memory?
Why does it stand out?
What was the best vacation you ever took?
What was the worst vacation you ever took?
If you could be anyone for a day, who would you choose to be?
Would you rather time travel forward, or time travel back?
Explain your choice.
Write a fake news story with the headline, "Man Eats 20 Light Bulbs, and Asks for More"
If you could be a fly on a wall in any room, which would you choose?
Who would be in that room?
Think of the most recent, weirdest dream you've had.
Make that dream into a story.
If you had to eat one thing, and one thing only, for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Were you afraid of monsters under your bed when you were younger?
If so, what did you imagine?
If you are an only child, what would your life be like with siblings?
If you have siblings, what would your life be like as an only child?
If you could choose any name in the world, what would you choose?
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? (think college, job, city)
How about 50?
If you could instantly know another language, what would it be?
Write a story from the viewpoint of a person who just woke up from a 20 year coma.
What would you do if you had an elephant as a pet?
What about an alligator?
Do you think that aliens exist?
If so, why? If not, why not?
If you combine two popular sports and make a brand new sport, what would it be like?
What is your favorite smell, and why?
What memories does it bring up?
Have you ever been to a live sporting event?
What was it like there? Describe how you felt watching the game.
If you could meet any person living in the world, who would it be?
If you could meet any person deceased, who would it be?
Are there any songs that remind you of special occasions? (holidays, school dances, summer time?).
What are they and what do they remind you of?
If you could change your room at home in any way, regardless of money, how would you change it?
Describe what you think a day in the life of a carnival worker would be like.
Imagine you are a chef.
What type of restaurant would you open and why?
If you had the ability to hear people's thoughts, would you listen in?
Imagine that you are a student in a foreign country. Let's say China.
What do you think your day-to-day life be like?
Use all of the following words to build a short story:
the number 12, skyscraper, cell phone
If you could be an insect for a day, what kind would you be?
Do you like thunderstorms?
Why or why not?
Come up with a fable about how Orcas (killer whales) got to be black and white.
Have you ever eaten raw fish?
Would you if you could? Why or why not?
Have you ever been on an airplane?
If so, did you like it? If not, do you think you would like it?
How old do you think the oldest person living is?
What advice could he or she offer you?
Write a story from the viewpoint of a bear who lives and performs in a circus.
If you could travel back in time one year, what advice would you give yourself?
If you could change one thing that happened this year (school year), what would it be?
Finish this sentence and elaborate:
"If I could pick any subject for an elective, I would choose..."
If you started a rock band, what would be the name of your group?
Imagine you work for an ice cream company.
What flavor would you invent and what creative name would you give it?
Have you ever ridden a roller coaster?
If so, describe how you felt on the ride? If not, why haven't you ridden one? Would you if you could?
If George Washington and Barack Obama could meet, what would they talk about?
(*John Macdonald and Stephen Harper)
Finish this sentence and elaborate:
"If cows could be milked for anything else other than milk, I would have them give..."
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