Multcolib Research Picks: Creative Writing Prompts
Annotation:800 prompts and exercises to generate your idea and help it take form. For writers of all genres.
Annotation:Fifty rich exercises taking a variety of approaches, including using tarot cards, developing characters, writing alternate realities, using the senses, self-criticism, writing from the point of view of an animal...
Annotation:Playful, inventive exercises focused on accessing the subconscious and sparking imagination.
Annotation:Fiction prompts taking several different approaches, including situations, dialogue, and points-of-view.
Annotation:Each chapter, focusing on a different aspect of poetry, includes an exercise. Addonizio writes with warmth, support, and humor.
Annotation:Ursula Le Guin’s writing guide includes writing exercises as well as discussion of the craft of writing prose.
Annotation:This guidebook for beginning and following through with the practice of writing memoir includes many thoughtful prompts for enriching your story.
Annotation:This book relates the act of writing to our understanding of nature, the way culture shapes expression, form itself, and the enduring role myths play in creativity. Each chapter contains prompts and exercises for writing poetry.
Annotation:Quotes from famous writers inspire each day's five-minute exercise.
Annotation:While the different chapters address elements of writing, you can jump into this book at any point to try an exercise and read examples. Includes exercises for group and classroom work.
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Books and resources containing writing exercises and prompts for creative writers. Sometimes the most difficult aspect of writing is just putting words on the page, and these offer some good ways to get your pen moving.