13 Fiction Writing Prompts that Don’t Suck

Tis the season for clichéd writing prompts. Help combat the December slump with some unexpected prompts!

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All last month, I used prompts from Ravyne Hawke and Promptly Written to write a story every day in November. I love writing prompts. A good writing prompt can spark dozens of fascinating stories or poems.

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Casey Lawrence

Casey Lawrence

Casey Lawrence is a Canadian PhD student of English at Trinity College Dublin. She is the author of two LGBT YA novels, Out of Order and Order in the Court.

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