5 Writing prompts for when you just can’t get started

The eulogy

Write a eulogy or obituary for one of your favourite fictional characters.

The eavesdrop

Go to a busy cafe and listen in on other conversations.

Write to your 13-year-old self

Choose three stories from your life to tell your younger self.

The story behind the song

Turn on the radio and write the story behind the first song you hear.

Write a spec script

Choose your favourite TV series or sitcom and write a spec script.

Rewrite an ending

Rewrite the last scene of a memorable movie.



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Kim Loe

Kim Loe


I’ve a passion for storytelling. 20 years travelling, 30 years fighting anxiety and panic, I enjoy sharing with I’ve learned and learning from others.