Story Starter

You can use these creative writing story starter prompts in different ways. Click for suggestions. Not inspired by this one? Click the button and get a new story starter at random!

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Ideas for Use

There are a million ways to use these stories. They work as personal writing exercises or as a writing group or English class exercise. You can do one a day or one a week, write a short outline, a sketch, or a complete story, even a novel! Here are some ways to interpret the prompts: Let us know what you do with these, maybe even share your work with us!