Writing Prompts

Superstory

If you (or your main character) could have any superhuman power, what would it be? Whether it’s being invisible, being able to crawl up buildings, … Read More “Superstory”

A side, B side

Getting to know all your characters inside and out is the only way to truly understand their motivations, actions, and reactions. To get to know him, … Read More “A side, B side”

The sharpest of memories

Write a poem, essay, or flash nonfiction piece about the first time someone in your family failed you.

Back log

“A good way for getting in touch with childhood memories is to think in terms of specific emotional high points,” says Susan K. Perry, author … Read More “Back log”