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Writing Prompt #9

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #9

Poky is a golden retriever living with Mr. and Ms. Grant. He’s listening to their breakfast conversation, talking about a picnic later in the day. Write a scene from the point of view of the dog listening and commenting on the conversation.

(inner thoughts, dialogue)

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Writing Prompt #8

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #8

Ana is a babysitter and tonight she is babysitting Nick, the Paterson’s boy. At midnight she falls asleep and wakes up in a hospital, tied to a bed. Write a scene describing her surprise and escape from the hospital. Use inner thoughts to show her emotions.

(inner thoughts, character development)

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Writing Prompt #7

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #7

Think about one of your neighbors. Anyone, better even, the most normal one that you can think of. Now picture a scenario in which you find out that he used to be a spy. It’s night time and you are alone in the upstairs bedroom. You hear someone walking through your house. Now you try to sneak out of your house without being heard and draw the attention of your neighbor for help. Write an action scene to describe this event.

(action)

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Writing Prompt #6

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #6

John and Adriana are about to get a divorce. They have 3 children, ages 7 through 15; the children don’t know about the divorce. It’s Saturday night and the family is gathered around the dinner table for supper. The parents are about to break the news to the kids. Write a scene showing the news and the reactions.

(conflict, dialogue)

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Writing Prompt #5

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #5

Sandra comes to visit her grandmother who is locked in a mental institution. Your scene starts with Sandra in front of the metal gates that lead to the mental institution’s front yard. Write a scene that follows Sandra from the gate all the way to her grandmother’s room. Describe the surroundings as she goes along. Use all senses and make the reader feel the weight of the place. Avoid dialogue here, but feel free to use inner thoughts.

(description)

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Writing Prompt #3

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #3

John is a war veteran. He is returning from the Gulf war a few days early to surprise Kelly, his fiancee. When he gets home he finds her in bed with a co-worker. Write a scene to describe the reactions; write from John’s point of view.

(conflict, dialogue)

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Writing Prompt #2

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #2

There’s a fruit bowl on a table and one orange is about to roll over the edge. Write a scene from the point of view of an apple watching the orange roll off the bowl and off the edge of the table. Try to create drama through the apple’s inner thoughts.

(inner thought, character development)

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Writing Prompt #1

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #1

You are a 17 year old living with your mother. Your father left years ago and your relationship with your mother has been deteriorating ever since, because you blame her for their break-up. You want to go to a party, but your mother insists you stay home to help with some chores. Write a full scene of a heated argument between you and your mother.

(dialogue, character development)

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