50 Foolproof Writing Prompts That Will Motivate Anyone (Part 6)

I have designed these writing prompts for people like me who have the bare bones of a story or character and just need to get to know them better. Every week I will publish five more prompts that will help you see your character and novel in a new light.

26. Describe how your character would spend four hours while waiting for potentially bad news about someone they love.

27. Tell the story (from your character’s parents’ perspective) of the day they were born.

28. What would your character do if they found a bag with a large sum of money in it?

29. What is your character’s hidden talent or party trick?

30. Describe your character packing a suitcase, when they have to leave their home forever.

 

50 Foolproof Writing Prompts That Will Motivate Anyone (Part 5)

I have designed these writing prompts for people like me who have the bare bones of a story or character and just need to get to know them better. Every week I will publish five more prompts that will help you see your character and novel in a new light.

21If your character had a pet, what would it be?

22. Write the transcript of an interview between yourself and a famous chat show host after your book has been published and is a world-wide success. What questions do they ask? How do you talk about the process of writing your novel?

23. Write a scene where your character gets into trouble for something they didn’t do. How do they react? Can they talk their way out of it?

24. What did your character want to be when they grew up? Did they achieve that?

25. Which actor would you want to play your character and why?

 

50 Foolproof Writing Prompts That Will Motivate Anyone (Part 4)

I have designed these writing prompts for people like me who have the bare bones of a story or character and just need to get to know them better. Every week I will publish five more prompts that will help you see your character and novel in a new light.

 

16. Write a scene where your character goes into their favourite café/restaurant/diner and wants to be left alone, but the waiter/waitress keeps asking questions.

17. Describe your character’s favourite meal. Where are they? What are they eating? Who are they with?

18. What did your character’s childhood bedroom look like?

19. Is your character religious? Write a scene where they are invited to attend a service (at a mosque, church, temple etc). How do they feel?

20. How would your character paint a wall?

 

50 Foolproof Writing Prompts That Will Motivate Anyone (Part 3)

I have designed these writing prompts for people like me who have the bare bones of a story or character and just need to get to know them better. Every week I will publish five more prompts that will help you see your character and novel in a new light.

11. Where does your character live? Describe their home.

12. Write a letter from the school principal to your character’s parents explaining something good/bad your character did as a child, that shows a hidden side of them.

13. If your character could only save three items from a house fire that would destroy everything they owned, what would they be?

14. Tell the story of the time your character realised their favourite grandparent was going to die.

15. Tell a story about the time your character accidentally killed a baby kitten.

 

50 Foolproof Writing Prompts That Will Motivate Anyone (Part 2)

I have designed these writing prompts for people like me who have the bare bones of a story or character and just need to get to know them better. Every week I will publish five more prompts that will help you see your character and novel in a new light.

 

6. How did your character respond to their first kiss?

7. What is your character wearing right now, and why?

8. How would your character respond if suddenly a man wielding a large knife confronted them on a quiet street?

9. What is the biggest lie your character has ever told? Why did they do it? Do they regret it?

10. What does your character’s younger sister/brother think about them? Write a story about your character from the perspective of their sibling (or friend or neighbour).