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LINKS: Prompts, Exercises & Idea-Generators
- Best Creative Writing Exercises
- Ten exercises from the Huffington Post.
- Creative Writing Prompts
- A site full of writing prompts. Just roll your mouse over the number, read the prompt and then write!
- Creative Writing Prompts - Writer's Digest
- Daily Writing Tips
- Easy Street Prompts
- Prompts based on archival photos.
- Fifteen Writing Exercises
- Forward Motion Random Idea Generator
- Excellent story prompts for speculative fiction writers.
- Though much of the information on this site is available only to paid members, the site still offers a wealth of intriguing "story starter" ideas, along with listings of anniversaries of historical events (as potential article topics). It also offers a free monthly e-mail newsletter.
- Poets & Writers: The Time Is Now
- Prompts for fiction and poetry.
- Random Logline Generator
- Generates random story ideas - currently set to "zombie edition," so all loglines include a zombie!
- A Selection of Fiction Exercises from The 3 A.M. Epiphany
- An interesting site that describes itself as the "world's only taxonomy of essential human situations." It's an online version of a software program that enables you to drill down through various keywords to help develop plot and character ideas.
- The Writer Magazine
- A weekly writing prompt or exercise from The Writer.
- Writers Resource Centre
- Loads of prompts for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and skill-building.
- This site uses random generators to create exercises based on subjects, names, prompts, characters and much more.
- Writing Starts/Prompts, by Heather Wright
- Loads of writing prompts, ideas and story starters!
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