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Creative Writing Prompts Part Nine [401-450]
Write a story from the viewpoint of a turkey the day before Thanksgiving.
Imagine that your best friend moved away tomorrow.
What would you miss most about him or her?
What would you do if you woke up tomorrow morning and were missing all your clothes?
What would you wear to school?
If you ever come up with a problem, whether with school work or in life, whom do you turn to for advice?
Why do you trust them?
If you could only ever stand up or lay down your whole life, which would you choose?
Imagine you find a secret door in the back of your classroom.
Where would that door lead, and would you go inside?
Write a story that ends with the line "and that's how I got my head stuff in the end of a turkey."
What is the most annoying sound you've ever heard?
Where did it come from, and why was it so annoying?
Use the following words to build a short story: construction worker, a flying pig, and a beach.
Do you read your horoscope daily?
If so, why do you read it? If not, why not?
If you could meet your favorite musician, what is the one question you would ask him or her?
What do you think their answer would be like?
Write a short story titled "The Talking Banana"
What is the best news you've ever received?
Have you ever broken a bone?
If so, what was it like? If not, what do you think it is like?
If you could be character in any movie, who would you be?
If any actor or actress could play you in a movie about your life, who would it be?
Imagine that you travel to Pluto and meet an alien living there.
What would they look like and how would you communicate?
Imagine magically swapping roles with your mom or dad for a day.
What would your day be like?
Come up with a fable about why the giraffe has such a long neck.
Imagine coming home and finding a dragon in your house.
What would you do? Would you keep it? What would you feed it?
Imagine waking up in the middle of the night and hearing a little voice call your name from the closet.
Write a story over what you would do next.
Who makes you laugh the most?
Why does this person do that to you?
Think of any well-known fairytale.
Re-tell the story with the roles of the protagonist and antagonist switched. (ex: Snow White is the mean one, the Stepmother is nice and caring).
Write a story from the viewpoint of Secret Service Body Guard.
If you could have a dinosaur as a pet, what would his or her name be?
Where would you keep it? What would you do to entertain him?
What would happen if you woke up tomorrow morning and had no voice?
How would you communicate?
Write a short How To manual about how to be a good friend.
Do you have a baby brother or sister, cousin or neighbor?
What do you think the baby girl or boy thinks about all day?
Think about what your favorite thing to do was when you were 2 or 3 years old.
Compare it to what your favorite thing is now.
If you had to live all the time in the summer, or all the time in the winter, which would you choose, and why?
Use all of the following words to build a short story:
Antarctica, nuclear missile, bubble gum, identical twins
What movie that isn't already in 3D would make for a great 3D film?
Name three things you really like about yourself, and one thing you are hoping to improve on.
What can you do to improve on that?
What kind of music makes you really happy?
If you wanted to fly, would you choose to be a butterfly, bat, or eagle?
Have you ever been really scared or nervous to do something, but had to do it anyways?
Do you think that people have guardian angels?
Write a short story with the following scenario:
A man in a wheelchair who hasn't walked in 20 years, suddenly jumps out of the chair and begins dancing.
Write a story that uses the saying "hindsight really is 20/20".
If you ran away and joined the circus, which act would you perform?
Write a short story that begins with "I can't take it any more! I have to tell you that..."
Who is the most interesting person you've ever met?
Tell all about him or her.
Imagine you put one quarter a day into a jar.
At the end of the year you would have over $90. How would you spend that money?
What is one thing people compliment you the most on?
Have you ever wanted to be invisible?
Do you think there will ever be flying cars?
Why or why not? How would flying cars work or not work?
What is the best thing you've learned about yourself this year?
Name something that really grosses you out (spiders, dirt, etc).
Why do you think it makes you feel that way?
Do you have a bad habit?
What is it, and how can you try to stop doing that bad habit?
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