Creative Writing Prompts
Happy Canada Day!
Start July with a little creative writing. Try these 10 prompts from Gladys Swedak:
- Summer is here, school is out and your family is going to your summer cottage. Who are you in regards to the family, mother, father, or child? What happens to you while at the cottage? Is it a happy experience or a negative one?
- You just graduated from university and have been asked to go to a strange country as an emissary and do what?
- You are a new intern at a hospital with many other medical students. What is your experience?
- You just received your R.N. Practitioner license, and are asked to go to an undesirable area to be the only nurse/practitioner there. What happens if you go or don’t you go?
- You are doing your first vacation home exchange. Is it a nice home you are going to or is it a disappointment? What is your experience there?
- You’ve just come home from a home exchange. What do you tell your friends who want to do the same for their vacation?
- You just got married and are on your honeymoon. Where do you go and what happens on the honeymoon?
- You and a friend go on a cruise on one of the Princess Line’s ships. Is it a relaxing week or does something happen to make it a exciting time?
- You have worked all year at manual labor and are looking forward to a couple of weeks in the mountains to relax and take pictures of the wild life but something happens. What is it and is it good or bad?
- A friend offers you his sail boat to enter into a race he was going to do but can’t. How knowledgeable are you about sailing? What happens if you go on this race?
About Gladys Swedak
Gladys Swedak is a senior living in Vancouver with her husband and two cats. She started writing a number of years ago after telling her husband she had a story for a prompt in a biweekly paper. He told her there is a computer downstairs and to go and write it. She didn’t win the contest but it got her back into writing. She likes writing fiction and usually writes from a line prompt or even a picture.