As a writer I know that deep down each of us has stories worth telling. The writing prompts offered here will help you find your own special voice. Read them, let your mind wander freely and listen carefully to the voice within. Then begin writing. Don’t be afraid. Just write what you want to say. Amaze yourself!...

Making A Dream Come True

As you enter the new year ahead, what dream do you have that would like to see come true? It can be a small dream or a big one, but it makes you happy to think about.
Is there, too, a tiny step you can take to make that dream come true?

When Stuffed Animals Begin Talking…

Suddenly, late at night, when the room was dark, she started to hear strange voices coming from her stuffed animals. They were talking to one another, and this is the strange and amazing story she heard them tell…

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The Trip to Freedom

The two friends, fearful of the killings in their small town in Latin America, decide to flee their country late at night and hop upon a freight train bound for a new land. This is the adventure they had. This is what happened to them.

(You can also write your response in the form of a comic strip created at

Each Day A New Beginning

A famous psychiatrist who treats depression was advising a friend who had terminal cancer and was experiencing mood problems. “I’m having him spend 30 minutes every day, at the beginning of the day, to think about how important this day is — that it may be the most important day of his life, or one of the richest.”

What does this mean to you? Isn’t that a very positive way of looking at his day as something very important, that there might be something wonderful, astounding, awe-inspiring happen on this special day? What if you set aside 30 minutes, too, to do as the psychiatrist suggested, what do you think you would think or meditate about?

(You can also write your response in the form of a comic strip created at

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