Writing Prompts

Many young writers want to write a story, they just don’t know where to start.

Every week, we share a writing prompt to kick start a story. They are included in our weekly newsletter and you can find them all here.

If your young writer is looking for more inspiration, come along to our Virtual Writers Groups, subscribe to The Clubhouse, and get involved in our quarterly anthology.

Pirate Map Adventure

You discover a pirate map in an unusual place – inside an old book, in a bottle washed up on the beach, or somewhere else.

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Adventure with Dad

Last line of your story: …and Dad helped us climb through the back window so we could clean up before we would get in trouble

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Book Week Twist

It’s Book Week. You dress up as your favourite character, instead of ending up at school for your book week parade, you end up in

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Science Experiment

You are working on a science experiment set by your teacher and follow the method to the letter, however, things don’t quite go as planned.

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Box Car Adventure

You’re bored, so you decide to make a box car out of some boxes you find in the garage. When the car is finished, you

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A Demonstration Sport

At many Olympic games, there is a demonstration sport. Click here for a list of demonstration sports through the years. Create a demonstration sport for

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Opening Ceremony

The Tokyo Olympics are currently happening, and it all started with an Opening Ceremony. Opening Ceremonies aren’t just reserved for the Olympics, many other sporting

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Medals Galore!

Over the course of a day, you find you are earning medals for simple things – getting out of bed, brushing your teeth, going for

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