Short Story Prompt Day 16

It’s Day 16 of the 31 Short Stories in 31 Days challenge. We’re officially over halfway there!

How’s the challenge going for you so far? Whether you’re following along or just watching along, we hope we can help to fuel your creativity.

Prompt:

Change a point in history and show us what the ripple effects are from that moment forward.

Spiral, Vortex Shape Abstract Swirl

Short Story Prompt Day 15

Here’s day 15 of the 31 Short Stories in 31 Days challenge. We’re almost halfway through now!

If you’ve followed along with each day so far, if you’re taking it slower, or if you’re just doing your own thing, we hope these prompts help you find your muse.

Prompt:

Write about a day in the life of a character in a another world, point of history, or on another planet.

Vintage Bicycle

Short Story Prompt Day 14

Welcome to Day 14 of the 31 Short Stories in 31 Days Challenge.

Whether you’re following along or not, we hope you find these prompts helpful.

Prompt:

Write a story about a boy and his frog and dog friends. Share how he found them and what they do to bond.

Border Terrier Dog

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Short Story Prompt Day 13

This is day 13 of the 31 Short Stories in 31 Days challenge!

If you’re not doing the challenge, that’s alright. We hope to help you find inspiration, however you choose to pursue it.

Today’s Prompt:

Start with the loss of a favorite vase and end with a happy moment.

Vase With Flowers

Short Story Prompt Day 12

This is the 12th prompt for the January challenge of 31 short stories in 31 days.

The prompt below is optional for everyone but if it helps an idea exist we encourage you to write it down!

Prompt:

Write how people lost after a disaster roam until they encounter someone they thought was an enemy. Talk about how this person teaches them something valuable.

OR

The cats are roaming free across the countryside until they meet a wise old wolf who teaches them something valuable!



Short Story Prompt Day 11

This is the 11th prompt for the January challenge of 31 short stories in 31 days.

If the suggestion below prompts you to write something go ahead! We encourage it!

Prompt:

Write about the silver lining after a natural disaster

Short Story Prompt Day 10

This is the 10th prompt for the 31 short stories in 31 days challenge!

If any ideas pop into your head while reading the prompt we encourage you to write it!

Prompt:

What would the impact be if an earthquake shook near your character’s home?

Short Story Prompt Day 9

This is the 9th prompt for the January challenge of 31 short stories in 31 days.

If the prompt below inspires you to write we encourage you to do so!

Prompt:

Plant a garden and watch it grow. (Or growl if you want! What could make a garden growl?)

Short Story Prompt Day 8

This is the 8th prompt for the January challenge of 31 short stories in 31 days.

If the prompt below inspires you to write we encourage you to do so!

Prompt:

Write about finding someone lost and helping them navigate what it would take to help them accomplish getting back on their feet.

OR

Write the rescue of a pet from the animal’s perspective. (The animal is yours to choose!)

Short Story Prompt Day 7

This is the 7th prompt for the January challenge of 31 short stories in 31 days.

If the prompt below inspires you to write we encourage you to do so!

Prompt:

A small child reads a book to their ______ (friend or family member) and it leads to a reality altering situation.