3 Writing Tools to Get Your Thoughts Flowing!

How to get your mind going? 3 useful writing tools for expanding your thoughts!

1) Mind Mapping/ Thought Bubbles/Story Webs

Prompt: Invent a New Toy

  • How is this toy going to be used?
  • Who is going to play with this toy?
  • How does it work, does it need batteries?
  • What is it made of?
  • How do you use it?
2) List Making Prompt: I Am Special Because…

*Number 1-10

  • 1. “Nobody is exactly like me”
  • 2. Something about your morals?
  • 3. Something about how you look
  • 4. Keep it going! What can you come up with for
  • 7 more reasons you are special?
3) Uncovering the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Your Story/Thoughts.

Prompt: Treasure Map

  • Who- Child Pirate
  • What- Momma pirate has grounded him or her from treasure hunting
  • When- 400 years ago
  • Where- An isolated island and on the open sea
  • Why- family heirloom with magical powers
  • How- Special whistle summons a whale.
Other Prompt Ideas:
  • Super Hero
  • Going to Outer Space
  • Forest Fairy
  • Forest Warrior

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