Category: Plinky Prompts

  • Rewrite a Fairy Tale Pick a fairy tale and rewrite it. Ideas: Change the time period. Change the point of view: rewrite in first person, change the point of view from to another character. Change the relationship. Change the gender. Change the genre – turn the fairy tale into a Science-Fiction thriller. Change the place – physical, cultural,…

  • Your Number One

    What was the #1 song when you were born? (not sure? you can find out here.) Write about how the song relates (or not!) to your personality.

  • Lost Letter Encounter

    You stumble upon a random letter on the path. You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter.

  • A Room with a View (or Just a View)

    We’re all drawn to certain places. If you had the power to get somewhere — anywhere — where would you go right now? For your twist, focus on building a setting description. If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now? A place belongs forever…

  • VIBE – Hope

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  • VIBE Strength Finder

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  • VIBE Digital Histories – Seniors

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  • Nature Personified

    Watch some living creature(s) in their natural environment: a nest of garter snakes, an orb spider, a gopher mound. Write a short story featuring the creatures, but describe them with human characteristics: personify.

  • We Are Happy From …

    Grab your smart phone and make your own “We Are Happy From…” video. Team up with a group of friends, classmates, teammates … and work on your “lip dub.”   (name it Pharrell Williams – Happy – We Are from [name of the city])   Read about Pharrell Williams at wikipedia. Read about youth who cannot create…

  • Christina’s World

    Write a narrative or personal essay about the ideas suggested by Christina’s World painting by American painter Andrew Wyeth.