Friendship: Write about being friends with someone. Hiding Spaces: Write about places you like to hide things at. This is a great writing topic to use when teaching children about losing. It will make learning fun for them without adding pressure! Drama: Write about a time when you got stuck in between two parties fighting with each other. Thank you again for the great ideas and reminders of how to help our children. Flying: Write about having wings and what you would do.
From the Roof-tops: Imagine you could stand on a rooftop and broadcast a message to everyone below — what would you say? These are the times that change you for better and worse. What small choices have you made that dramatically altered your existence? Teachers, share portions this blog with your students, but please don't make them write about each one. Not all fortunes are good. By asking what they want to be when they grow up you can find out what the children like. Commotion: Write about being overstimulated by a lot of chaos. Go through some of that clutter today and write about what you find or the process of organizing.
Capture your feelings about this in your writing. Write about 5 things you could be better at if you worked really hard and gave more effort. Puzzle: Write about putting together the pieces of puzzles. Why is it so Difficult to Buy Gifts for Men? What constituted your idea of fun? Best of all, you can use these ideas at home or school. When God created you, he freestyled it. Fruit: Write a poem that is an ode to a fruit. Those are numbers 76 and 162.
Use your personality, your history, and everything about you to decide how the story might change with you in it instead. Risk: Write about taking a gamble on something. Get started writing with one of these short story ideas today. Cute as a Button: Write about something you think is just adorable. ~ James Maynard Keenan 11. Ans: The first wish is. Quotable: Use a popular quote from a speaker and use it as inspiration for your writing.
Plus that could be educational. What can you write in 10 minutes or less? I feel like a new mama having so many fun ideas. Write about a time when you had a strong opinion about something? Mystery Surrounding Jack the Ripper 4. Wait Your Turn: Write about having to wait in line. Do you need a plan? Review: Review your week, month, or year in a journal entry or poem format. And that means writing it down.
Museum: Take some time to visit a nearby museum with your journal. How can you best share your gifts with the world? Book Inspired: Think of your favorite book. Next Step: Get Published Getting published can be a long, difficult ordeal. Sometimes, your own life can be the best inspiration. If there a problem you are having? Where Does Everything in the Bermuda Triangle Go? This question helps children think about what there good at and how they can help others. Pirates: Write about a pirate ship.
One is a repeat topic. Thank you for just being the freakishly amazing humanoid you are. Or maybe I'm brilliant because I know you? Escape: Write about where you like to go to escape from it all. How Ego Can Ruin a Relationship 12. Both offer loads of writing ideas for kids. What do you discover on your land? Cheater: Write about someone who is unfaithful. Even before children can properly grasp a pencil they can practice this way and get a feel for the way a letter should be formed.
What made it so difficult? Is it good or bad to be normal? What mistakes have you made that you wish you could take back? Why Humans are Never Content 7. Cause once again, I'm sending you a damn thank you card for your awesomeness. Gamble: Be inspired by a casino or lottery ticket. Choice is the keystone to all successful writing instruction. Numbers: Write a poem or journal entry about numbers that have special meaning to you. Each prompt was created by a writing teacher at the San Francisco Writers Grotto to be done in 10 minutes or less. How would you feel, what would you do? Just fill in your name and email in the form below.
Write a poem, short story, or journal entry inspired by a product label. Why Do Men Love Gadgets So Much? How did you handle it? What more could I ask for!! A sudden rash of break-ins brings her to his store over and over and over again, until it becomes obvious that he might be tripping the alarm on purpose—just to see her. Aromatherapy: Write about scents you just absolutely love. Write about the highlights of your adolescence. Traditionally, short stories were the training grounds for writers learning the craft.
Macro: Write a description of an object close-up. Discuss as a group the name of the park. The Vessel: Write about a ship or other vehicle that can take you somewhere different from where you are now. Underwater: Write about sea creatures and under water life. How Do Crystals Enable Healing? Telekinesis: Moving Things with Your Mind 12. Smoke, Fog, and Haze: Write about not being able to see ahead of you.