The Reviews Are In: 1200 Creative Writing Prompts

creative writing promptsWhen I wrote 1200 Creative Writing Prompts, my goal was to provide writers with a treasure trove of inspiration and ideas for writing fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.

Writers often struggle with writer’s block or lack motivation. I wanted to fire up imaginations and help writers get to work creating poems, stories, and other written works.

The prompts aren’t complicated or elaborate. Each one offers a simple idea starter designed to make your creativity flow and get your pen moving.

Check Out What People Are Saying About 1200 Creative Writing Prompts

Since its publication, 1200 Creative Writing Prompts has done remarkably well. Currently, it has 4.3 out of 5 stars on Amazon! Check out what people are saying about it:

“I have spent the last several years combing the web trying to find good story starters and writing prompts but have never been able to find more than a few here and there…I will probably never have to look elsewhere. I didn’t find myself skipping over them to get to the good prompts…they are ALL good…I am 100% satisfied and would recommend this book to anyone who is struggling to find the right story to tell.” — Bree Salyer (Amazon)

“I found my head swimming with tons of ideas branching off in all sorts of different directions as I read them. Some of the prompts I’ve used exactly as they are presented in this text, but for the most part, I’ve found them very flexible for combining, altering, expanding….If the point of the book is to get you thinking so you can write freely, then it is more than successful in achieving its purpose.” — jaypay89 (Amazon)

I teach Creative Writing to high school students, and bought this to use the prompts for my students. I chose this one because it separates the fiction prompts from the nonfiction ones, and also has poetry prompts, and this is how my class is set up, so I am easily able to go to whatever section I am teaching to find prompts for my students…My students like the prompts I’ve given them from this book and have even used the ones I’ve made optional.” — Dawn (Amazon)

This is an excellent reference for any writer at any stage, from aspiring to those with multiple publications. It will get the creative juices flowing to help get you started on creating your own stories and novels. I refer to it often and recommend it highly.” — Rebecca Vance (Amazon)

“I give this book 5 Stars and highly recommend it to all fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writers, aspiring writers, bloggers or journalists. It is very well organized and includes something for everyone. The author thoroughly covers all genres. I am writing fiction, but read the chapters for poetry and nonfiction and found great ideas in these sections as well for future projects. I was amazed at the creative, diverse number of high-quality prompts and ideas. It has become my go-to book when I need inspiration. This book is a must have for any writer.” — Sunny (Amazon)

“This is just the book I needed! I am a beginning writer who is constantly stuck on coming up with ideas to begin short stories in my practice writing. I am so excited to have found this easy to read, right to the point arrangement of story ideas. I find it useful to begin a story, and also to move the story along in the middle.” — Amazon Customer

“It didn’t take long for this book to blow me away…As someone who writes fiction, I felt like I discovered gold here. The fiction section alone has 500 writing prompts. 500! It’s not just the amount of them that is impressive. The ideas suggested in the prompts are very creative and will get your creative juices flowing. Even though I focus on fiction writing, I also looked through the sections on poetry and creative nonfiction prompts and was equally impressed with them. I was even inspired and ended up writing a few poems – something I hadn’t attempted to do in many years. If you’re looking for help in getting ideas for things to write about, then this book should be just the thing to help you out. It’s great!” — Buddy Gott (Amazon)

Want to see what’s inside the book? Here’s a sneak peek at 1200 Creative Writing Prompts.

1200 Creative Writing Prompts

1200 Creative Writing Prompts includes prompts for writing fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The poetry prompts provide word lists and images. Fiction prompts include a range of genres, including mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, children’s, young adult, and more. Creative nonfiction prompts offer ideas for writing articles, essays, and journaling.

Pick up your copy of 1200 Creative Writing Prompts today, available at your favorite online bookstore.

Creative Writing Prompts

About Melissa Donovan

Melissa Donovan is a website designer and copywriter. She writes fiction and poetry and is the founder and editor of Writing Forward, a blog packed with creative writing tips and ideas.

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