I really try hard to get creative writing into my curriculum at school. I feel like I didn’t have a whole lot of opportunities for creative writing exercises until I got into college. Using resources like this to help come up with prompts for students (and yourself obviously!) may help them become inspired to be a writer or, if nothing else, improve their writing skills in a fun way.
We started publishing writing prompts on a daily basis back in October 2012 — a near-eternity in internet terms! 785 prompts and one free ebook later (not to mention tens of thousands of posts generated and shared in response to these prompts), we thought it was time to tweak the way we approach prompts on The Daily Post.
In the final days of 2014 we started publishing a mix of older prompts from our archives, along with the occasional new prompt. We still feature prompts suggested to us by our loyal, incredibly creative readers, and will continue to do so in the future (if you have a prompt idea please share it with us here). Everyone can still share their posts via pingbacks, which will appear in the grid below each individual prompt; the technical issues we’ve experienced with pingbacks last month have been resolved.
While daily prompts are currently…
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