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Creative Writing Prompts Part Ten [451-500]
If you could ask one question to the president/prime minister, what would it be?
Would he be happy or upset with the question?
Why do you want to know the answer?
Describe what a day in the life of an airline pilot might be like.
Have you ever had a secret admirer?
If you were secretly admiring someone, how would you get their attention?
Write a fake news story with the headlines, “Cows Seen Flying Over Germany: No One Acts Impressed”
What is the scariest movie you have ever seen?
Did you like watching it?
Think of the last time you cried.
What upset you and how did it end in tears?
What is your favorite holiday?
How do you celebrate it?
What birthday was the best birthday you can remember?
If money was not an issue, what would be the best birthday party ever?
Imagine what it would be like if aliens visited earth.
What would it be like if those aliens looked like ducks?
What would you do if you had an identical twin?
If you are a twin, what would it be like without your sibling?
What kind of foods would be good to eat in space?
Which foods would not be good or easy to eat in space?
Write a short story based on the following scenario: Three men are staring into a hole in the ground with amazement.
It is raining and they are getting soaking wet, but don’t seem to mind.
What is one special skill that you would really like to learn?
(playing the piano, sewing, cooking)
Finish this sentence and elaborate, “One thing I would tell my great, great grandchildren is…”
Use all of the following words to build a short story: highway rest stop, one old sneaker, stray cat, beauty queen
What is one country you would really like to visit?
What is one country you don’t want to visit? Why?
Come up with a fable explaining why elephants have just long trunks.
What if you showed up to school, and like a bad nightmare, you were only wearing underwear?
What would happen?
What are you most thankful for in life?
How do you think your pet would describe your house?
Write a story that ends in the line, “and that is how I ended up riding a horse to school!”
Have you ever seen someone get bullied or picked on at school? How did you feel?
Did you react in anyway?
Why or why not?
Think up a really clever excuse as to why you didn’t do your homework last night (Ex: My dog ate my homework…but more creative)
Why do you think your parents named you like they did?
What would you do if you were to be your teacher for a day?
What would you do it you were to be your principal/headmaster for a day?
If you could be mayor of your town, what would you rename it as, and why?
Do you believe in ghosts?
Why or why not?
Have you ever seen a ghost?
How many people in the world do you think have your exact name?
How did you come to this conclusion?
Have you ever gotten a really bad gift from someone but had to pretend you liked it?
Tell all about what happened when you opened it.
Write a letter to yourself in the past, giving hints or encouragements along the way.
How are you like your parents?
How are you different?
If your pet could talk, what do you think it would say?
Imagine that you were walking along the beach and found a message in a bottle.
Write a story about what the message read and who sent it.
What do you think is on the richest person in the world’s Christmas list?
Why do you think those items are on there?
If Batman had to fight Spiderman, who would win and why?
What is something that really bothered you this week?
Why did it make you feel this way?
Describe a day in the life of a Hollywood stunt double.
What is your favorite thing about Christmas?
What is your least favorite?
Pick something out in the room that is red.
Write a short story about that object.
What do you think would happen if you got locked in the mall all night long?
Write a short story over all the things you would do in there.
What is one thing you are really, really fast at?
How about something else that takes you a long time to complete?
What hobbies do you like most after school?
Would you like to start any new hobbies?
Write a story that starts with the line “As the hand slowly came out of the grave, I could see that it was holding a…”
Write about a fun family tradition that you and your family do.
(think about holidays, or special occasions)
Imagine finding a very old black and white photograph in the attic and seeing your face in the photo.
Build a story over what you would do next.
What if you came to school one day and none of the teachers were there?
What would you do?
If you could invent a new kind of remote for your TV, what would it be like?
What all would it feature?
Write a short story titled “How I Became President for a Day”.
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