Writing prompts

  • It was a dark and stormy night …
  • Footsteps creaked on every step.  The bedroom door handle turned slowly…
  • You never really know what you’re made of until you’re faced with an impossible choice …
  • Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness.
  • My dog is the only one who understands me.
  • I did not want to go to school that day.  I turned left instead of right, and set off.
  • As she walked along the street the tiny dragon in her pocket stirred restlessly
  • It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.
  • It was a wrong number that started it …
  • I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story …
  • We slept in what had once been the gymnasium …
  • If it hadn’t been for my ball of bubblegum …

 

Writing prompts: Images

What thoughts or questions does each image conjure? What is happening in the scene? Where is it? What might happen next?

As you look at each picture consider; what do I see, what do I think, what do I wonder?

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Baby bunny yawn

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With thanks:

Lilydale HS

The Literacy Shed