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.

What an Honour

Every year on the Queen’s Birthday weekend, honours are given to prominent Australians. Newspapers are full of stories of daring feats and tales of going

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Eating Lollipops

My four-year-old nephew tells me that there is a right way to eat lollipops! Write a story about what happens if you eat a lollipop the

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Teddy Bear Hospital

Your favourite soft toy has split a seam and needs to go to the Teddy Bear Hospital to be repaired, before coming home again good

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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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