Category: writing prompts

3 Beginnings (Prompt #4)

Better yet, brainstorm five ways to begin your story, then (plot twist!) discard the first three (in the order they came to you – no cheating!) and write out the remaining two. Choose the one you think fits the story better.

Resolution Realities (Prompt #3)

Tonight is the last night of 2014 – the year went by like a toddler running towards a plate of unguarded cookies, amirite? Well, I’m working on this Friday’s post about goal-setting and writing resolutions, and I got to thinking…

Christmas Writing Prompt (#2)

For our second Wednesday writing exercise, we’re celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas-themed Writing Prompt!

Christmas Writing Prompt

Write about a special holiday tradition in your family. Alternatively, compare and contrast your Christmases/ holidays growing up to the Christmases/holidays you celebrate now – who or what caused these changes? Do you still feel the same way about the holiday season as you did when you were a kid? Were your holiday expectations ever disappointed in any way, great or small?

Want more holiday themed writing prompts? Check out the following sites:

Christmas Writing Prompts

Creative Writing Prompts about Christmas

Holiday Writing Prompts – highly recommended!

Send your responses (or a link to your blog where you posted your responses), and I’ll post them when I put up next week’s writing prompt! And don’t forget to follow on Pinterest for weekly prompts and more great content!



The Writersaurus is on Pinterest!

Welcome to our first post on! New posts every Friday, as well as our Weekly Pinterest Writing Prompt every Wednesday. If anyone has comments, suggestions, or would like to propose a guest-post, feel free to email me at! It’s…