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.

Baking Biscuits

Baking is a fun activity for children to do with their parents, with a delicious result. Write a story about baking biscuits. You could write

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Birthday Present

Birthday presents are usually carefully chosen and wrapped for the birthday person. Imagine it’s your birthday. Write a story about the year you accidentally received

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Weird Holiday

It’s the school holidays. Write a story about taking a holiday in the weirdest place you can imagine!

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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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