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Creative Writing Prompts


Fireblade Publishers has compiled a handy list of writing prompts to assist authors whose muse needs a little push.


36 Dramatic Situations

According to Georges Polti, all stories can be broken down to just 36 dramatic situations (37, according to someone else). If you’re stuck for ideas with your next plot, these might help.

Creative Writing Prompts
Hover your cursor over a number from 1 to 346 to get a prompt. Examples include ‘describe in concrete terms how curiosity suffers,’, ‘think about a thing you feel should not have been invented’, ‘write from the point of view of a wedding bouquet’ and ‘I thought I saw…’.

The Imagination Prompt Generator
This generator asks questions that might spark ideas. It’s not as good as Creative Writing Prompts, but some of the questions are interesting.

The Story Starter
Generate the first sentence of a story. This is a good for a laugh and could easily spark some interesting, original ideas.


Fireblade welcomes suggestions for any other creative writing prompts you’ve found helpful. Please email any suggestions to editor @ firebladepublishers.com (remove spaces).

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