The Adventure Junkie

Use this week’s writing prompt to inspire you to write a scene – or take a vacation!

You and your significant other plan to go rock climbing in a nearby state park. You check your gear when you arrive and notice that your rope is frayed and actually looks like it has been cut. Your partner’s rope is fine. What steps do you take to find out who did this?

The Haunted Office

Use the writing prompt below to incorporate literary devices into your writing. Try alliteration, figures of speech, inversion, or any of a variety of literary devices.

You recently started a new job in an old office building downtown that is reported to be haunted. One night you’re working late when you hear strange noises coming from the other side of the building. You thought you were alone, but now you’re not so sure. You decide to investigate. As you approach the dark hallway that leads to the other side of the building, you see movement out of the corner of your eye. What is it, and what do you do?

The Summer Vacation

Use this week’s writing prompt to inspire you to write the opening lines of a new scene:

School is out for the summer, so you and your family load up the car to take a trip. The kids are noisy and excited, and you’re ready for some time away. You’ve pulled onto the highway and are a few miles outside of town when you hear a loud thump thump thump. What just happened?