/r/WritingPrompts/

r/WritingPrompts

17.9M members
r/WritingPrompts is a subreddit with 17.9M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has crazy activity.
Writing Prompts. You're a writer and you just want to flex those muscles? You've come to the right place! If you see a prompt you like, simply write a short story based on it. Get comments from others, and leave commentary for other people's works. Let's help each other.

Popular Themes in r/WritingPrompts

#1
Advice Requests
: "[OT] What are some smart steps a horror protagonist could take to protect their home?"
1 post

Popular Topics in r/WritingPrompts

#1

Wp

: "[Wp] "So, you want to apply to be a hero?" "Yup" "You saved your world?" "Yep" "But you didnt get the girl?" "She said no" "Couldnt you have, I dont know, tried harder?" "Dude...She said no""
46 posts
#2

Writing Prompts

: "[WP] “Uh, who’d you say drew these runes of protection?” “Oh, that’d be my nephew, Marcus. He’s very magically gifted.” “And when did his house burn down?” “About five years ago. Wait, how’d you know his house burned down?” “Just had a hunch.”"
31 posts
#3

Fantasy

: "[WP] “Uh, who’d you say drew these runes of protection?” “Oh, that’d be my nephew, Marcus. He’s very magically gifted.” “And when did his house burn down?” “About five years ago. Wait, how’d you know his house burned down?” “Just had a hunch.”"
27 posts
#4

Magic

: "[WP] In a world of Magic and dragons, everyone thought the healers needed to be protected. No offensive Magic to speak of how could they protect them selfs? That's what everyone thought. Until you proved you can actualy heal someone to death..."
23 posts
#5

Supernatural

: "[WP] You're a Shapeshifter who was wounded by a monster hunter, in a last ditch effort for survival you shifted into a normal household pet and were whisked away by a plain human unaware of the Supernatural where you've lived for the past three years. You thought you were safe, but they're back... "
10 posts
#6

Science Fiction

: "[WP] "In today's news, Scientists have finally proven that we're not living in a simulation." You turn off the TV and stare at the glowing red dead pixel that hangs in the air betwen you and the TV."
9 posts
#7

Writing

: "[WP] You are a terrifying creature from the forest hiding as a human, in the human world, amongst other humans. The problem is: now your human friends find out what you actually are. "
7 posts
#8

Time Travel

: "[WP] secret bunkers full of time machine repair equipment are placed throughout history by Time Travelers just in case someone gets stuck in the wrong time. You are tasked with manning one of these bunkers"
6 posts
#9

Horror

: "[WP] You don't think you were playing THAT badly. There are other people worse than you. And yet, a cosmic Horror spawned into your room and proceeded to break your instrument."
6 posts
#10

Mystery

: "[WP] You’re a demon. One day, you’re summoned into a living room, and an exhausted woman quickly rambles about needing to get to work and being unable to find a sitter before flying out the door. Now, you stand in your summoning circle, a toddler staring wide eyed at you. "
5 posts

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