Hover your mouse over a number to generate a prompt.
More for journaling than short story writing, but still useful.
Anytime a Tumblr user tags their post as “Writing Prompt”, it’ll pop up in on this page.
There is a strong (and youngish) writing community on Tumblr, serious about their art. Over 600 writing prompts, mostly one-liners and snippets of dialogue and word lists (which can be surprisingly productive).
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The Writer Igniter generates a fresh Character, Situation, Prop and Setting (with a picture for the setting).
Useful for sparking an idea when you need a quick writing hit.
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You can post 500 words about the prompt in the blog comments and see what other people have posted.