Writing Prompts

Beat the Blank Page With These Weird Writing Prompts

Welcome! I've written some of my favorite stories with simple writing prompts that have encouraged my imagination to come up with things I probably wouldn't have come up with otherwise. Check back each week for new writing prompts, or sign up for Readinary to receive my weekly emails and get the prompts in your inbox along with my latest posts. I've also set up a simple submission page you can use to suggest writing prompts.

Latest Writing Prompt

Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of Europan Holiday. Imagine if Lovecraft and Heinlein wrote a Christmas story.

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Previous Writing Prompts

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Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of The Task of Auntie Dido.

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Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of The Murders in the Reed Moore Library.

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Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of Invasion of the Book Snatchers.

Invasion of the Book SnatchersStowaway to Eternity

Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of The Gingerbread House.

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Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of Dark Matters.

Dark MattersStowaway to Eternity

Prompt courtesy Ryan M. Williams, author of Stowaway to Eternity.

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