Write On, Writers! Writing Prompts for February

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It’s that time…

We all need a little inspiration sometimes, so on the first Monday of every month, we’ll post a series of writing prompts intended to motivate you. Use these prompts to write a scene, short story, or maybe even the start of a new novel.

Your writing prompts for February:

I don’t know about you, but by February the shine of the new year has worn off a little, and I lose some of my enthusiasm during the dark days of mid-winter. It seems like the perfect time to use prompts to help keep yourself motivated and keep your writing fresh.

  • A highlight of February is Valentine’s day. Have you ever wanted to write a rom-com? How about featuring a case of mistaken identity when profiles are crossed on a dating app?
  • In February of 1938, Disney released it’s animated version of Snow White nationwide. As with most fairy tales, the Grimm version remains the darker one. Try a modern retelling of this classic with a horror/noir flair.
  • Use the words heart, chocolate, and fiend in the opening paragraph of your story.
  • In the northern part of the world winter is still in full swing, and there have been a fair share of blizzards in the month of February. Start your story smack in the middle of Mother Nature’s fury.
  • Just for fun, pen a collection of love poetry – one for each day of the month!

Writing prompts can help kick-start our creative process, so… Ready. Set. Write on, writers!

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Tabitha Lord is the award-winning author of the HORIZON series. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband, four kids, two spoiled cats, and lovable black lab.

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