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Stay Creative with Stone Soup

Our Weekly Creativity prompts challenge you to make a piece of writing (a poem, a journal entry, a story outline, a review) or art, or music, or a spoken word recording, or other piece of creative work. All the prompts we have written are brought together on this page – see below. The first prompt of the month is also a Flash Contest!

You can find more writing and art activities on our Activities pages.

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Creativity Prompts

It's Friday--time for some flash fiction! Think of an activity you like to take part in with other people–like football or singing or playing a board game–and write a narrative of fewer than 250 words in which that thing is at the center of the action ...
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What is your favorite dish or food? Why? What memories are associated with it? Write a personal narrative exploring these questions ...
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Flip through any book or magazine, creating a list of ten words that catch your eye. Look up any words you don’t know. Then write a 14-line poem that incorporates all ten words ...
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Thank you for adding your name to our Covid-19 Daily Creativity mailing list. We will be sending you  a prompt for a writing or art project every Monday, along with reminders about our other creative programs such as the monthly Flash Contest, Writing Workshop, and Book Club. Please forward to ...
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Create a notebook or document dedicated to recording your dreams. To begin, write down as many dreams as you can remember from your life, then try to record your dreams daily as soon as you wake up. Use this repository as inspiration for a poem, story, or piece of art ...
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Radio producer Cathy Fitzgerald is inviting everyone to share their experiences during this time, through the power of spoken word. She wants to hear your voices talking about how you are feeling, how daily life has changed, and what you are doing that brings joy, comfort, courage, solace–and hope. She ...
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