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.

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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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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