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Writing Prompts 5

May flowers are blooming. So are writing prompts. Here’s a bouquet of five.

  1. The government has decreed that all books must be destroyed. The main character is a scholar who owns a sizable book collection. What will they do to protect themselves and their books?

  2. The antagonist is a school principal. Why are they in the way of the main character’s goal? How does the main character use trickery and/or deception to get what they want?

  3. Write a story that takes place during a power blackout.

  4. The main character is facing a bully. Who is this bully? Why is the main character being bullied? How does the main character stand up to them?

  5. A certain food has sentimental value for the main character. What is it? Why is it sentimental? What happens when the main character loses the recipe?

If you use any of these prompts, please share your story or a link to your story in the comments below.

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