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Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook You

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Writing Prompt books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. A Year of Creative Writing Prompts (Write On!) (2015)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouWriters know that good writing is dependent on unique, interesting ideas. Kick your imagination into gear with this collection of hand-picked, hand-crafted, explosively creative writing prompts! With hundreds of prompts in every genre included in this book, you are sure to find ideas that will propel your writing and grab your readers’ imagination. The Love in Ink team is composed of two passionate authors with over a decade of writing experience. We know what good writing consists of – and we know how to bring it into being. In addition to tons of fun writing prompts in all main genres, this book includes a…
Author(s): Love in Ink

2. 5,000 WRITING PROMPTS: A Master List of Plot Ideas, Creative Exercises, and More (2019)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook You5,000 Writing Prompts is the must-have resource for novelists, short story writers, screenwriters, creative writing teachers, bloggers, memoir writers, playwrights, improv actors, and other creators. It’s not only for people with writer’s block, but also for people who want to write faster and make their stories richer and better.It includes…150 plot ideas for each of these genres: fantasy, science fiction, mystery, romance, young adult, historical fiction, and general fictionhundreds of other master plots from classic fiction and mythologyhundreds of…
Author(s): Bryn Donovan

3. Burn After Writing (2015)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook You  Tumblr, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, texting, Snapchat, YouTube…the world has become one giant confessional. In a reversal of this trend, encourages you to share nothing. With its incisive questions and thought experiments, this private journal challenges you to play a game of Truth or Dare with yourself.   Push your limits, reflect on your past, present, and future, and create a secret book that’s about you, and just for you. And when you’re finished, toss it, hide it, or Burn After Writing….
Author(s): Sharon Jones

4. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, Volume 2: More Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More (2013)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouCreative writing prompts are short questions or situations that are meant to inspire you to write. Far beyond the typical, “It was a dark and stormy night…” story starters, this new collection of 1,000 prompts has been specifically formulated to dig deep into the creative process. The prompts employ thought-provoking questions, imaginative scenarios and humor to help writers of all ages defeat writer’s block. Author Bryan Cohen’s previous books of writing prompts have sold more than 20,000 copies and include multiple Amazon best-sellers. Through his books and his website Build Creative Writing Ideas, Cohen has…
Author(s): Bryan Cohen, Jeremiah Jones

5. 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts (2014)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouHave you ever wanted to write a story, but you didn’t know how? Or are you good at writing stories, but stuck for ideas? Are you currently writing a story, but you have writers block? Well, have I got the book for you friend. I can call you friend because we’ve just built up a rapport with my rhetorical questions. This is a book chock full of writing prompts. These are little things that will help you along to writing some amazing stuff that spills out of your mind. You’re wondering: “But what kind of prompts are they? I’ve seen writing prompts before, but they’re all lame.” That’s a good thing to be wondering, friend….
Author(s): Ryan Andrew Kinder

6. Cliffhanger Writing Prompts: 30 One-Page Story Starters That Fire Up Kids Imaginations and Help Them Develop Strong Narrative Writing Skills (2011)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouThis ready-to-use resource contains 30 exciting story starters that model good writing and help any student get past writer’s block! The prompts provide scaffolding through rich characters, imaginative settings, and an edge-of-your-seat cliffhanger. “And then . . .” students put their natural storytelling skills to work, dreaming up their own unique endings. Teachers are sure to enjoy reading about what’s under the door in the floor, what the voices in the root beer are saying, what arrived via special delivery, and other stories with endless possibilities. For use with Grades 3-6….
Author(s): Teresa Klepinger

7. Writing Prompts: For the Creatively Insane (2018)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook You“You wake up on the train, with no memory of the last 24 hours. You look around but see no luggage, and the carriage is completely empty. The only clue about what is going on is right there in your hand. On a small square of paper is simply the word…” Beat Writer’s Block Ideas are the hardest part of creative writing. Beat writer’s block with funny, interesting, and downright weird prompts to inspire the mind and help you write again. Use the 50 different prompts to inspire stories, jokes, and new imagination as you travel through time, space, and sometimes sanity, to create weird worlds…
Author(s): Writing Prompts

8. The Writing Prompt Journal: A Creative Self-Discovery Guide (200+ Creative Self-Discovery Secrets) (2018)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouThis Self-Discovery Journal provides more than 200 thoroughly unique & enjoyable writing prompts. Skyrocket your self-esteem, develop your creativity and explore all area’s of life: This beautifully designed writing prompts journal, can be used at your own space to give you the maximum benefit. Furthermore, there are wisdom quotes throughout this writing prompt journal to motivate you when you feel a lack of inspiration.Discover your best-self now & scroll up to buy your own Writing Prompts Journal. The writing prompts in this Self Discovery journal are designed as writing prompts for adults, but are also fit as…
Author(s): 21 Exercises

9. Zen as F*ck: A Journal for Practicing the Mindful Art of Not Giving a Sh*t (Zen as F*ck Journals) (2018)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouThe road to serenity is ahead, and it’s paved with a f*ck-ton of profanity. When quiet meditation and peaceful mantras aren’t enough to cut through the bullsh*t and brighten your day―hold close the pages of Zen as F*ck. On each and every page, you can give the good around you a warm f*cking hug and kick the bad on its ass. Journal your way through positive affirmations and cathartic-as-f*ck activities on your liberating journey toward something pretty close to happiness. Sprinkle, scatter, or set off a glitter-bomb of happy vibes onto your trail of…
Author(s): Monica Sweeney

10. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts for Seasons: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More (2012)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouThere’s no worse feeling for a writer than running smack into a case of writer’s block. One of the best ways to get around the problem is to surround yourself with ideas. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts for Seasons: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons. This book covers many different aspects of spring, summer, fall and winter including weather, nature, holidays, festivals, the five senses, science, literature, entertainment and more! These 1,000 prompts…
Author(s): Bryan Cohen

11. Writing Prompts: The Ultimate Self Exploration Journal. ‘Who Am I?’ and 199 Other Transformational Questions and Creative Writing Prompts for Self Reflection and Personal Enlightenment (2018)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouMassively inspirational, creativity-catalyzing, and just the right dose of self-help. That’s what this book is!We’re living through a distraction contagion because of technology (namely social media) and busy work schedules and it’s becoming harder than ever to find space for ourselves.Don’t believe me?A recent study claimed that only 25% of people are living up to their potential to be creative. We’re living in a time where creativity and self-knowledge are becoming more and more scarce.Here’s my solution:Writing…
Author(s): Gerald Confienza

12. F’n Prompts: Writing Prompts with Some F’n Balls (2019)

Best Writing Prompt Books That Will Hook YouNot all writers live in a safe space. Some of us live in the real world where real things happen. For those looking for inoffensive, cuddly writing prompts, none are found here. The internet is full of lovely writing prompts about unicorns and talking alien dogs and princes taking the princess's hand and yadda yadda puke. F'n Prompts is something different. These are writing prompts for people who live and write in the real world and revel in all the ugliness it has to offer. If you're looking for a prompt to inspire a story to share with your grandma over tea…
Author(s): Matt Starr

Nonfiction Writing Prompts for Good Book Ideas. It’s one thing to use a writing prompt, it’s another to ensure that idea is actually a good one. We put together a list of tried-and-true writing prompts that can help you understand what’s most important to you and what you should pursue. After working at Writer’s Digest for a decade-plus, I saw more than my fair share of writing exercise/prompt books—plus I also acquired and edited quite a few. Writing prompts have always been an ever-popular topic of discussion (and usefulness) for writers, regardless of stage of career. Here I Need an idea to help you get started writing? You’ll find hundreds of fun writing prompts here – perfect for beginning a new novel or short story, or simply giving your writing muscle a workout. Books shelved as writing-prompts: The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg, The Writer’s Idea Book by Jack Heffron, The Creativity Project:

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101 Hot Writing Prompts: Tons Of Ideas: Useful For Any Writer: Any Level

Author(s): Nash, Boyd
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2074369

Creative Writing - From Think To Ink: Learn How To Unleash Your Creative Self and Discover Why You Don't Need 1000 Writing Prompts To Blast Away Your Writer's Block and Improve Your Writing Skills

Author(s): Lindstrom, Simeon
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 160 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2091063

501 Writing Prompts

Author(s): LearningExpress
Publisher: National Book Network (NBN);LearningExpress, Year: 2014, Size: 922 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1343470

1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts

Author(s): Ryan Andrew Kinder
Publisher: , Year: 2014, Size: 169 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1444260

101 Horror Writing Prompts

Author(s): Kinder, Ryan Andrew
Publisher: , Year: 2014, Size: 105 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2073389

The plot whisperer book of writing prompts : easy exercises to get you writing

Author(s): Alderson, Martha
Publisher: Adams Media, Year: 2013, Size: 295 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2077944

The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day: 180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom (JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals)

Author(s): Mary Ellen Ledbetter
Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 553994

Language Is Served: Games, Writing Prompts, and Other Language Arts Activities on the Yummy Topic of Food

Author(s): Cheryl Miller Thurston
Publisher: Prufrock Press, Inc., Year: 2008, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 253901

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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