50 Writing Prompts To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

writing prompts

How do you come up with content?

How do you keep finding more to say?

How do you not run out of things to write about?

 

I get these questions a lot, and part of me wants to laugh because, sister, if you could only catch a glimpse of all the things buzzing around my brain at any given moment!  But the other part of me gets it.  Like many before me, I’ve had a blog fizzle out for lack of anything new and exciting to say.

Here’s a general tip to that regard: if you’re not absolutely flipping passionate about your topic, then you shouldn’t expect to be able to write about it in the long term.  

Posts that are written for strategy vs. feeling are so stale, they make tie-dye look fresh.  #spoileralert #itisnt

If you’re new to the journaling game, or you want to create a blog and need some inspiration, I’ve got 50 writing prompts to get you started!

  1. The first time I felt empowered was…
  2. If I could change one thing about the world…
  3. If I became president, the first thing I would do…
  4. For me personally, success means…
  5. My biggest pet peeve is…
  6. It really makes me angry when…
  7. My first memory of feeling inadequate is…
  8. Thank You, ____.
  9. Dear past me…
  10. A letter to my daughter.
  11. A letter to my mother.
  12. Dear future me…
  13. If anything were possible, I would do… be… become…
  14. The last time I felt offended, it was about…
  15. The last time I felt strong…
  16. The last time I felt confident…
  17. I wish everyone knew ____ about me
  18. I hope no one ever knows ___ about me.
  19. People would be shocked to know…
  20. My biggest fear in life is…
  21. When it comes to growth and change, I feel…
  22. The best day of my life was…
  23. The worst day of my life was…
  24. Five years from now, I will be…
  25. These are a few of my favorite things…
  26. I feel so grateful for…
  27. My favorite personality trait about myself is…
  28. I’m happiest when…
  29. I feel most confident when…
  30. I feel most insecure when…
  31. If my life had a mission statement, it would be…
  32. Dear ___, I’m sorry for…
  33. My take on forgiveness is…
  34. My favorite day of the week is ___ because…
  35. When I was a kid, I wanted to be… 
  36. I do/don’t believe in God because…
  37. The biggest mistake I made recently is ___ because…
  38. A letter of forgiveness to ___…
  39. I get really excited about ___.
  40. I wish I had never done ___ but I learned ___…
  41. I’m really good at…
  42. My strengths are ___ and my weaknesses are ___.
  43. People might think I’m strange if they knew ___.
  44. If I had to choose one quote to represent my life, it would ___ because…
  45. I feel the most like me when I’m…
  46. If I could redo/relive one event in my life, it would be…
  47. If I could choose to be really good at one thing, it would be…
  48. When I’m gone, I want my future great grandkids to know…
  49. My top ten values are ____ because…
  50. I swore I would never ___ and then I did/ and I still don’t… 

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