11 Writing Prompts about Dreams

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has had some pretty imaginative and weird dreams over my lifetime.

Naturally dreams can get pretty creative, so let’s see how they might inspire some creative thinking, and writing!

If anything can help get the neurons firing and have us wondering what the answers are to questions which we don’t normally ask, the topic of dreams can.

So without further ado, it’s into our writing about dreams and dreaming…

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11 Writing Prompts about Birds

The majestic eagle soaring high above the world, looking down with its keen eye, searching…

There are plenty of interesting and inspiring writing topics around the subject of birds. Whether we take it in the direction of creative writing and flights of fancy (excuse the pun!), or taking a moment to think about and better understand the world around us.

So let’s get some writing flowing then.

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10 Writing Prompts about Ancient Egypt

The mystery of the Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the rest of the rich culture of ancient Egypt can inspire all sorts of creative and reflective writing…

We’ve written a whole range of prompts to take you in many different writing directions.

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9 Writing Prompts about Failure

We have all at one time or another been put off trying something because we fear we might fail.

People don’t want to look stupid, or get embarrassed, or a hundred other things they think might happen as a result of failing.

But ironically the most successful people in life in almost every profession or talent have failed more than any of us.

It is through those countless attempts that they put in the practice necessary to become great at something.

Today we’re tapping in to this concept, and I hope that we can help people think about all the different facets of what failure actually means – and get some fantastic discussion and writing out of this.

So let’s get started!

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12 Writing Prompts about Dinosaurs

The roar of the mighty tyrannosaurus rex, as it stomps through a wild primeval world.

The topic of dinosaurs has long captured the imaginations of young writers around the world, and today we’re sharing 12 prompts that should have no trouble getting the creative process underway.

We’ve included some which aim to start some thoughtful writing about the history of Earth, and others which are more suited to letting the imagination run wild in a short story or other fiction.

However you use them, we hope you find them helpful and inspiring!

Let’s get into it…

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9 Writing Prompts about Aliens

Visitors from distant solar systems.

As the saying goes, I want to believe.

It’s no wonder the concept of aliens has been a fixture of science fiction books and films for as long as those mediums have existed.

And for young writers too – letting the imagination run wild, and combine with knowledge of just how massive the universe is, to creatively inspire endless pages of writing. That they’re excited to be working on no less.

So today the topic is, aliens – let’s see what the following prompts inspire in our creative writing – or philosophical and scientific discussion for that matter!

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9 Writing Prompts about Social Media

The internet has changed the world dramatically forever.

And as we’ve seen over the decades since the arrival of the internet, the social networks and applications built on top of the internet have altered how humans communicate ideas with huge numbers of other humans around the world completely.

As with all types of disruptive innovation, this has led to entire new industries, untold opportunities, and unforeseen challenges – like we’ve never seen before.

So let’s take a moment and write about social media and its impacts. We can dig into what social media is all about for ourselves and the wider world – what it’s pros and cons are, and how it might evolve in the future.

Enjoy your writing!

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12 Writing Prompts about Music

Every one of us I’m sure knows immediately what music means to us, when asked the question – even if our answer might change as we reflect some more on it.

And the same can be said about the art of making music.

Of course, music absolutely means very different things to different people – which is one of the most interesting aspects of how it has come to be virtually everywhere across the planet for as long as humans have gathered together it seems.

So today we’re going to take a moment to combine the power of music and what it means, and the creative art of writing. Powerful inspiration is a wonderful thing, so let’s think about our musical memories and connections, and uncover what we each understand about music and its place in our lives.

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12 Writing Prompts about Fear

Fear is something which obviously plays a part in all of our lives, to varying degrees.

While it can help keep us from injury or worse, it can certainly also hold us back at times from making our dreams a reality.

So let’s take a moment to explore what fear is, how it can help us – and hinder us – and delve into the darkness for some wonderful inspiration for our writing.

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11 Writing Prompts about Love

Love is of course one of the strongest human emotions, and it touches all of us throughout our lives.

Whether it is the love of a parent for their child, or the love of a family pet, or the pain of love lost – any of us can point to a dozen moments or memories.

So let’s see how we (or our students) can unpack what love is all about in written form, from a wide variety of angles!

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