I follow a TON of great, professional writing blogs on tumblr, and I have a humongous list of helpful links. So I decided I would list them here for you guys! (And so that I finally have an organized list, haha.) If you have a tumblr, please follow these people ;D
Creating Religions: http://paigereiring.tumblr.com/post/80792620480/building-a-religion
Creating Economies: http://thewritingcafe.tumblr.com/post/82123740230/this-is-a-basic-guide-if-you-want-to-know-every
Creating a Fictional American Town: http://thewritingcafe.tumblr.com/post/77430918953/any-tips-on-creating-a-fictional-town-in-america-i
Creating Sports: http:
- A woman working a dead-end job that she is doomed to be fired from, finds herself caught up in a sudden fling with the CEO of her company, who offers her a very high-paying position in the business if she marries him. But she's had her eyes on the minimum-wage mail-carrier at her office for over two years...
- A recently widowed man is suddenly introduced to his 15-year-old son; born from a fling the man had had over 15 years ago behind his (now) deceased wife's back. The son's mother has also passed away, leaving the man with sole custody. Having never raised a child before, the man struggles to adapt to life with a
Sometimes when words or sentences don't cut it, your biggest inspiration can come from randomly generated story titles!! :D
Below is a list of random story titles, either made up by me, or gotten from cool title generators around the interwebs.
I listed all the generators I used in my comments below. Check them out; they're really good!
Also, any names you see were made up on the spot. Obviously anything (names, words, etc) can be changed. This is purely for entertainment. :)
LET THE LISTING... BEGIN!
A Splintered Past
The Resurrection of Emily Ross
A Christian's Horror
Doubting the Fire
Journal of Jam
Fun and Creative Writing Prompts
Now what I like to do with these is take characters from my most treasured stories I've written and use them in these situations, to help me get closer to them and understand their personalities better. Because believe it or not, once you've created a character and brought it to life in a story, their personality comes out on their own; you don't create it.
For example, one of my characters is Jenny. She was originally made as a joke character with a goth-demeanor, made to be all emo and lame. But when I decided to make her a main character in my story, she turned into a rather fashionable, in-depth, philoso
TRAVELING AND TRIPS:
-Trip to a big city (New York, Tokyo, etc.)
-Gym/Library/Museum/random recreational places
-Lost in an unfamiliar town/city/area
-Racing (in a car, on bicycles, etc)
-Visiting someone's house
-Exploring an abandoned/haunted house
-Going to a concert
-Stranded (car broke down)
-Lost in wilderness
-Discovering a forgotten area
-Wine Tasting/Bar Hopping
EVENTS, HOLIDAYS, AND SEASONAL:
-Valentine's Day troubles
- Rite of passage (birth, adolescence, marriage, joining a religion or club, etc.)
- Death of a family member, mentor, lover, pet, or best friend
- Committing a crime; murder, stealing, break-in, kidnapping, arson, rape, drugs, adultery, forgery, treason, etc.
- Victim or witness of a crime
- Falling in love
- Converting beliefs
- Switching jobs/careers
- Switching lifestyle
- Saving a life
- Scientific discovery
- Personal discovery; destiny, spiritual goal, family secrets, hidden potential, power, or talent
- Fighting in a war
- Winning or losing a battle
- Being recognized for a skill, trait, endeavor, or
Only those with grades far above average and those from filthy rich families are lucky enough to spend their time at the elite private school Wammy's House. The Wammy Host Club is where the school's handsomest boys with too much time on their hands entertain young ladies who also have way too much time on their hands; just think of it as Wammy's elegant playground for the super smart and beautiful.
"This place has four libraries," the boy uttered to himself. "You'd think one of them would be quiet." His book bag slung over his shoulder, the black haired boy closed the library door, muting the chatter on the other side to just a dull
i am combat boots. i am wishes on supernovas. i am washing away the year's dust, i am washing away the year's hurt. i am not paper-cuts, i am not ink stains, i am not words hidden in the moment before pen touches paper. i am the absence of regret, or guilt, or grief. i am never grief. i am never tears. i am never hysterical breakdown.
i am always hysterical breakdown clawing. i am never broken bones. i am never splinters. i am always accident: it was an accident i am an accident i don't know how that accident happened. i am always cold. i am never done writing about how cold it is. how it feels like i have ice for bone, i will melt in the wa