Dragon Prompt-Write a story in which a dragon is not a fearsome creature.
Knight Prompt-Write a story in which a knight loses his or her sword at an unfortunate time.
Battle Prompt-Write a story about a battle without showing any actual violence.
Magic Prompt-Write a story in which a particular kind of magic is both helpful and harmful.
Bloody Prompt-Write a story in which a bloody man or woman brings good news.
Monster Prompt-Write a story from the POV of a monster.
Gun Prompt-Write a story in which a character sees a gun for the first time. The gun must go off before the story is finished.
Setting Prompt-Write a story in which the setting is actually a living, breathing thing.
Assassin Prompt-Write a story in which an assassin (monster hunter, mercenary, etc.) kills the wrong target. Write it from the POV of a witness.
Beauty Prompt-Write a story about a beautiful character without describing her.
Bard Prompt-Write a story about someone writing a story (or composing a poem, song, etc.)
Food Prompt-Write a story in which food plays a significant role.
Dungeon Prompt-Write a story in which everything is in darkness.
Random Prompt-Write a story in which a random encounter isn’t so random after all.
Dragon Prompt-Write a story in which a dragon is the hero or heroine, but isn’t perceived to be.
Knight Prompt-Write a story in which a knight kills for the wrong reasons.
Battle Prompt-Write a story about a battle in which no one’s feet touch the ground.
Magic Prompt-Write a story about the most horrible magic you can imagine.
Bloody Prompt-Write a story in which a bloody room is a cause for celebration.
Monster Prompt-Write a story in which a monster works amongst humans.
Gun Prompt-Write a story with a gun that doesn’t work, but is still used somehow.
Setting Prompt-Write a story in which the setting is slowly being destroyed.
Assassin Prompt-Write a story about an assassin’s last job before retiring.
Beauty Prompt-Write a story about lost beauty rediscovered.
Bard Prompt-Write a story about the worst bard in existence.
Food Prompt-Write a story with food that causes both life and death.
Dungeon Prompt-Write a story in which the characters are lost with seemingly no way of escape.
What can happen in a second.
Write about a ship or other vehicle that can take you somewhere different from where you are now.
A houseplant is dying, tell it why it needs to live.
Something you had, that was stolen.
What scares you a little? What do you feel when scared? How do you react?
Tell a complete stranger about a beloved family tradition.
Choose an animal. Write about it!
Pick a small object to be given one day to your great-grandchild. Write a letter to that child explaining why you have chosen this object.
Write about someone you admire and you thought to have had a beautiful mind.
Write about yourself in the future. Who will you be in 5 years? Where will you live? What dreams will be fullfilled? How did you change.
Describe yourself in the third person -Your physical appearance and personality- as you were a character in a book.
Make a list of the things that make you angry.
Describe something you wanted badly and, once you got it, never used.
Everyone’s addicted to something in some shape or form. What are things you can’t go without?
Describe the moment when you couldn’t think of anything to say. Were you having a hard time making conversation, or were you simply dumbfounded?
How do you feel when you love someone who does not love you back?
Write about staying quiet when you feel like shouting.
You are an astronaut, describe your perfect day.
Tell a story that begins with a random note.
What a character holding a blue object is thinking right now.
Write a scene where the only spoken dialogue is “uh-huh,” “urrrr,” “mm-mmm.”
You have just swallowed your pride and done something you didn’t want to do. Your friend wants to know why. The two of you are driving around an almost-full parking garage looking for a space for the friend’s oversized pickup. Write the scene.
What’s behind the door? Why is it closed?
Write about two people seeing each other for the first time.
Write about putting together the pieces of puzzles.
Describe an electronic device in the future that you won’t know how to operate.
A storm destroys your uncle’s shed and kills his six-year-old son. Describe the color of the sky right before the storm hit.
Write a story or poem that starts with the word “hello”.
Write a story or journal entry influenced by a photograph.
Write a story about your pets or your friends pets from there perspective of you and your friends hanging out.
write a restaurant review
write a hotel review
write about a museum in your town
write about an outdoor space (park, walking or biking path)
write about all the arenas and when they have free skating
write about the indoor and outdoor pools in your city
write about the top 10 tourist attractions in your city or town
write about the summer festivals, concerts or fall fairs
write about the historic part of your city (buildings, streets, schools)
write about your top 10 places to eat
Province or State:
write about your provincial/state capital
write about all the symbols that represent your province or state (flag, bird, food, coat of arms)
write about the the provincial/state or national parks that are located in your area and what makes them unique
write about the tourist attractions in the biggest city in your province/state
write about all the science museums, zoos or aquariums in your town
write about the best places to shop
write about seeing the city using public transport
write about an event that changed the direction of your province/state
write about a military monument or event
write about your favourite place to eat: ice cream, poutine, pie, burgers (pick your poison)
write about the wine country in your area
write about the amusement park or attractions that your teens would love to visit
write about the great theatre you can see
write about a particular region (the Maritimes, the Pacific Northwest, New England, The Deep South)
write about your nations capital
write about great Canadian (or American) authors and where they are from
write about great cities where they make movies
write about great travel bloggers that make you want to travel the world
write about how to take a subway in Toronto or New York
write about the Great Lakes
write about a great river (Mississippi. Hudson, Thompson, Fraser, Rouge, Mackenzie, Seine, Rhone, Rhine, Nile)
write about the top cities to visit in your country
write about the top outdoor locations
write about what national foods your country is famous for (pasta, poutine, burgers, chocolate, coffee)
write about the best airports to fly into
write about RVing or camping in your country
write about the longest, fastest, biggest anything
write about a music festival
write about the to 10 amusement parks
write about customs or manners or code of conducts that you should adhere to
write about sacred places (churches, synagogues, shrines, mosques, temples)
write about wildlife and where to see it
write about what travel means to you
Tips and tricks:
how to travel as a solo traveller
how to travel with toddlers
what travel gets your teen excited
what is your destination bucket list
where do you find the best gluten free/vegan/vegetarian meals
how to pack a suitcase/knapsack/carry-on
what apps do you use for traveling
what travel books do you swear by
where do you exchange money and what credit cards do you bring
what camera do you use for your travel photography
how do you share your travel tales (presentations, Facebook, Scrapbooks, YouTube)
share you worst travel and best travel experience
what is your fondest family trip
what do you wish you would have done differently on a trip
how do you choose a destination
how do you order coffee in… (Spain)
where did you go on your first airplane ride
how do you finance your trips
what do you do with your pets while you are abroad
how to travel with multiple generations
what is your favourite hiking gear
where would you NEVER go
things I’ve learned on the road
10 phrases you should know in Spanish, French, Danish, German, Italian, Chinese
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