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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.

Climb a Tree

In your back yard, there is an awesome climbing tree. Write a story about climbing that tree. You can write a descriptive piece, or use

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Birds Eye View

Write a story about a group of kids playing outside – from the point of view of the birds who watch them. Your setting could

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Movie Snacks

On a trip to the movies with your friends, you decide to get something other than popcorn for your movie snacks. Next to the cinema

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Don’t Touch

You come into the kitchen to find an open box of amazing chocolates on the bench. There is a note on the top that says

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Hanging out the Washing

Whenever the clothes are hung on the washing line at your house, the clothes pegs are arranged in a particular way, one that you don’t

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Thought Bubbles

One day, you find that everyone can see your thoughts via a thought bubble above your head! Write a story about what happens. You may

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Coloured Pencils

You are not the best artists, but you enjoy attending art classes every week.One week, you start using a packet of coloured pencils that were

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Alien Teacher

It is the first day of school, and you notice something odd about your teacher. Instead of the teacher you were expecting, up the front

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Save the World!

You play around with some old dress-ups and mix and match various items to make a super hero outfit, complete with cape and mask. Before

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