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.

Box Creations

It’s the middle of the school holidays and you’re bored. You’ve watched all the shows on Netflix and mastered your favourite computer games and read

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Christmas Concert

You think you are going to perform in the school Christmas concert, but instead you find yourself on stage as the support act for your

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Christmas Pet

You have been given a new pet for Christmas – a baby reindeer! Write about what happens next and how you care for it, especially

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Colour Blind

You wake up and your favourite colour is missing in the world. You remember that colour, but no one else does. How do you describe

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Reading Teddy’s

You come home one day to find all your books scattered on the floor and your soft toys reading them! Write a story about what

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Villain’s Backstory

There are many movies about the back story of well-known heroes and villains. Use some of that as inspiration in this weeks writing prompt. Write

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Donut Days

Write a story that features donuts. Add one of the following to your story: A week The number Six Days of the week Something exciting

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Opening Lines

Pick up a book that is near you. It could be a picture book, novel, text book, or any other book. Write down the first

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