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.

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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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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