One of the most common literary devices used in contemporary and cosy romances, a ‘meet cute’ is where two characters meet in a cute, funny, or casual way before pursuing each other romantically. I’ve written 22 meet cute writing prompts to help you start a romance story. One of my… Read More »Meet cute writing prompts
On my blog, you’ll find all kinds of writing prompts themed around certain times of the year, genres I specialise in, tropes, character types, and more. You can use these however you want; how you interpret a prompt is completely unique to you!
In each post, you’ll find 22 writing prompts to pick from, combine, and do as you like with.
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What’s more gay than vampires? LGBTQ+ vampire stories are as old as the vampire sub-genre itself, with Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu paving the way back in 1872. To continue the trend, I’ve pulled together 22 gay vampire fiction ideas to inspire new stories. While I’ve compiled these based on… Read More »Bite me: Gay vampire fiction ideas
Who doesn’t love dragons? As a fan of dragons myself (yes, I had that Dragonology book, yes, I still proudly own it!), I knew I’d need to come up with some fantasy writing prompts about dragons as soon as possible. Whether they’re tremendous beasts destroying villages or benevolent creatures assisting… Read More »Fantasy writing prompts about dragons
Before you can start a short story, you need an idea. Sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. That’s where my writing prompts for short stories and other fiction come in. I love coming up with ideas. But I don’t have the time or the motivation (or the… Read More »Writing prompts for short stories and other fiction
LGBTQ+ fantasy fiction is getting more and more popular, whether it contains romance as a focus or LGBTQ+ themes and characters. Whether you want to incorporate a queer character or get inspiration for a whole book, these writing prompts will help. With these ideas, I’ve tried to incorporate possibilities for… Read More »LGBTQ+ fantasy fiction ideas
Romancing vampires has been a staple of paranormal fiction, from Carmilla to Twilight. These vampire romance writing prompts are set to get your blood pumping to write a fresh take on the genre. Looking for more inspiration? Just take a look at any of the top books in the paranormal… Read More »Vampire romance writing prompts
Christmas is a time for family, love, and presents. Mostly presents. So what better present to give than a romantic story revolving around Christmas cheer? These Christmas romance writing prompts might give you that spark you need to write a story for a loved one or to publish just in… Read More »Ho, ho, ho: Christmas romance writing prompts
Spring is a season of blooming flowers and blossoming romance. These writing prompts for romance stories are all themed around the spring season. Many romance stories use spring motifs, especially when it comes to flowers, so why not take inspiration from that? You could start your story in spring, set… Read More »Writing prompts for romance stories set in spring
The romance genre is overflowing with stories, but gay romance is still just taking off. If you need ideas for short fiction or a novel, these gay romance writing prompts are for you. I’ve kept all but two prompts gender-neutral, but any prompt could be changed to be for a… Read More »Gay romance writing prompts for your next novel
Are you looking for inspiration for your next horror story? These horror writing prompts are guaranteed to get your heart racing and your imagination brewing up a storm. As a genre, horror can encompass so much: fantastical elements, scientific monstrosities, psychological thrills, monstrous humans, and more. Ghosts, vampires, serial killers,… Read More »Horror writing prompts