Writing Prompts


Writing.Com presents “Writing Prompts”, the iPhone app with an endless supply of creative inspiration!

Our writing prompt generators use current events, scene elements, words, sketches, colors, genres and writing types, unleashing endless random bits of fantasy to fuel your muse. Plus, we’ve included our database of 600 creative writing prompts so you’ve got them right at your finger tips, online or off!

Shake your device or swipe across the screen to change prompts. Add the prompts you like best to your favorites and revisit them at any time.

  • Five prompt generators: News, Scenes, Sketches, Texts and Words. Store your favorite prompts into the “Fav’s” tab by tapping the favorite star on any prompt.
  • Includes over 250 scene elements, 400 words, 60 sketches, 10 colors, 80+ genres and more — all of which generate millions and millions of unique prompts. Add up to 4 additional packs of prompts through in-app purchase. Each pack includes hundreds of new scene elements, 100 sketches and more. Add them all you’ll have literally billions of possible prompts.
  • Includes 600 text prompts. This assortment of phrases, quotes, writing exercises, story openers and much more will help jump start your writing muse.
  • Store an unlimited number of prompts in your “Favorite Prompts”. Quickly swipe back and forth to page through them.
  • Prompt generators support both portrait and landscape orientations.
  • Multitasking support! Switch to another app and back, Writing Prompts resumes quickly right to where you left off.
  • Swipe left-to-right to go back to previous prompt! (This is an option in the settings area that can be switched to right-to-left swipe or turned off completely.)

Sure to help you fight writer’s block and get your creativity flowing, your muse will love this creative writing tool. It’s the writing help you’ve been missing.

Write on!


Plan Price Details
Writing Prompts $1.99 Compatible with Android and iOS devices.
Prompt Pack #2 $0.99 In-app purchase.
Prompt Pack #3 $0.99 In-app purchase.
Prompt Pack #4 $0.99 In-app purchase.
Prompt Pack #5 $0.99 In-app purchase.


Lower School
December 9, 2013

This app provides a number of more visual writing prompts such as news snippets, or visual words prompts, etc. In the scenes area you are presented with textual prompts on setting, character, an object, and time/date. The app is also great for helping students overcome writers’ block.