Free Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts

Hundreds of totally free writing prompts for elementary school through college

This site offers 108 sets of writing prompts that you can download, customize, and print for free. Choose from exercises in creative writing, suggestions for "how to" essays, persuasive writing topics, holiday-related ideas, and dozens of other thoughts—inspiration for writers of all ages.


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