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.

No ordinary art class

You attend an art (or photography) class.  This is no ordinary class – everything to create comes to life!  Write a story about your class,

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Life as a Toddler

You wake up one morning and, instead of being the age you are, you find you’re back to being a toddler or pre-schooler! Write a

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Where’s Mum?

You wake up, the same as you do every morning, but today you find out your Mum is not what she seems. She could be

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Backwards Day

Write a story about a backwards day – a day that starts with dinner and ends with breakfast. What happens during your day? Be as

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Unexpected Concert

You dream of having a drum kit and learning to play the drums, but your parents don’t want you to have one, so you use

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A New Holiday

Today, create your own National or International holiday. This would be a day when businesses close so people can have a day off work and

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The Horse Race

You are sitting in class, and all of a sudden, you see a horse race out the window of your classroom! It takes a few

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Create a Creature

When British scientists first saw the Australian platypus, they thought it was a hoax. This was in the late 18th Century.  This week, create your

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