25 Inspiring Writing Prompts!

Who doesn’t love a few writing prompts to get their story gears moving and whirling in their brain? I love using writing prompts to get story ideas, or just use them to freewrite and get out of a writing rut. So here are a few to inspire and motivate you to get writing!

(By the way…these are all prompts taken from Pinterest so I do NOT take credit for them!)

  1. No one expected an angel to set the world on fire.
  2. Write a myth explaining lightning or thunder.
  3. The princess had many charms, but looks had never been one of them.
  4. The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all.
  5. A damsel in distress who is really the villain of the story.
  6. The prophecy was written in sharpie on the wall of a gas station bathroom.
  7. “I accept dollars, euros, sterling silver, broken hearts, and secrets.”
  8. She added a charm to her bracelet for every life she took.
  9. Can you kill a monster without becoming one?
  10. Use the lyrics of your favourite song to write a story.
  11. Write a story without letting the reader know if the main character is the “good guy” or the “bad guy”.
  12. Write a myth about what an eclipse means.
  13. He found the journal on the train.
  14. You are a “dream bender”, a psychic who can change people’s dreams.
  15. Mirrors are doors to other dimensions.
  16. “It’s hard to have a heart when you have stopped so many others.”
  17. “Who were you? – before they broke your heart?”
  18. In my free time, I sank ships.
  19. He could see her face in his dreams but he couldn’t remember meeting her.
  20. It can take a very long time to realize you are immortal.
  21. Magic isn’t a cure…it’s a curse.
  22. An ancient spell book has been stolen.
  23. Hell isn’t aĀ place. It’s a state of mind.
  24. Sunburns are painful, but moonburns are worse.
  25. The evil queens are princesses that were never saved…

Those are a few writing prompts and hopefully this will also help you fuel some ideas for NaNoWriMo which is right around the corner! Don’t forget to check out my last blog post: NaNoWriMo!

Favourite Reading Snacks

I love reading and I love food so when you put the two together it creates something magical. Anyways…here are a few of my favourite snacks/drinks along with the recipes! Hope you enjoy šŸ™‚ (P.S. All these recipes were found on Pinterest and the websites they were taken from will be mentioned below)

Pineapple Paradise Green Smoothie:

1 avocado, mediumĀ ripe

2 cups of pineapple chunks, fresh or thawed

2 cups of spinach

1/2 cup of ice cubes

3/4 cup of water

This is justĀ a really refreshing and healthy drink that satisfies my empty stomach while reading! Found on culinaryhill.com

Banana Split Bites:

3 bananas

1/4 lb cored pineapple

6 strawberries

1 cup of dipping chocolate (melted chocolate/chocolate chips)

1/4 cup of peanuts (or anything else to coat the bottom like coconut shavings, sunflower seeds, etc)

12 popsicle sticks or wooden skewers

Directions:

Cut strawberries in half and for each strawberry half cut an equal piece of banana and pineapple. Place pineapple on skewer first the banana and THEN the strawberry. Place into the freezer for 10 minutes, and while it is in the freezer, line a tray with wax paper or parchment paper. Put nuts or seeds on a small plate for dipping. Dip cold fruit into chocolate dipping and then into nuts and then place on prepared tray.

This just tastes so good and you can always substitute different fruits for this recipe if you think it will work! Found on lifeloveliz.com

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Cups:

2 cups of old fashioned oats

1 tsp of baking powder

1/8 teaspoon of salt

1/2 tsp of cinnamon

1 cup of milk

1 egg

1/2 cup of mashed banana (about 1 1/2 medium bananas)

1 large apple, peeled, cored and diced

Directions:

Preheat oven right away to 375 degrees Celsius. In a large bowl, combine oats, baking powder, lt and cinnamon. Add the milk, egg and mashed banana and mix until combined. Stir in apple. Grease a muffin tin and fill each cup with the mixture all the way to the top. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.

This is a really great recipe for on the go situations as well as reading. I like to have these ready for breakfast when I go to school because they are easy, quick and taste amazing! Found on happyhealthymama.com

I hope you enjoyed all of these delicious recipes and hopefully you will try at least one of them out!