Trying to find inspiration to write is hard. This article talks of ‘Luring the Word Thief”, including a few good prompts along the way. Here are a couple of my favorites, just to get you excited about the article:
Watch a Movie
Watch a movie and find a small scene. Take that small scene and write an entirely different story around it. Jack and Rose were actually marines on a submarine which was caught up in a war. During the battle, Jack and Rose were involved in a heated fight with each other from issues brought to light years before. They escaped the submarine as it went cascading to the bottom of the ocean, but Jack didn’t survive. Smugly, Rose told his sinking body, “I will never let go, Jack.
…Invest in a deck of tarot cards. Tarot cards have a great many stories locked away in them, that can only be found with different card combinations.