The season of long days has finally reached the Northern hemisphere. Here are some prompts to kickstart your summer writing.

  1. A trio of burglars hold a celebrity and their family hostage. Why are the burglars doing this? How do the paparazzi help save the day?

  2. Write about a heist from the perspective of the “inside man.”

  3. Write a jailbreak story.

  4. The main character is a loyal employee at a large company, steadily working their way up the corporate ladder. Then one day, a newcomer comes in, snatching the job the main character has been working toward for years. How does the main character express their bitter jealousy?

  5. A prosecutor and a thief team up to take down a mutual enemy. Who is this enemy? How did the prosecutor and the thief cross paths in the first place?

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