Sometimes, you can't decide on what to right about no matter how much you try. This article will give you some suggestions you can use to jump-start your creative process. Don't feel limited by these ideas. You don't have to write only what's described in the prompt. If you find a prompt you like in the list below, simply use it as the basis for a freewriting session. Your finished product may not resemble the prompt in any way, but that's not a bad thing. If anything, I think it's a great sign. It shows that your subconscious is able to take ideas from an outside source and transform them into something unique.
In an earlier article, I discussed how you can use your own life experiences as platforms to launch your own stories. This set of 12 prompts were chosen to help you access your memories and beliefs, so you can express them in ways that you might find useful in your writing.
Not all of these prompts are centered around positive memories, thoughts, and feelings. Even negative emotions can be used to generate characters, plot ideas, and stories. Let's get started.
If you think of any other prompts you'd like to explore, simply jot them down and add them to your files. They may come in handy one day.