Story Starters and
Writing Prompts

Huskies Running

Another winter Story Starter (it's getting colder here in New Zealand).  Have you ever gone running in the snow?  That's be a good story...  If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add a sentence or two to the one above, please feel free...

Lincoln the Bird

Younger kids will like this writing prompt.  What would they be excited to see? If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add a sentence or two to the one above, please feel free to leave you suggestions in the comment box below. Have fun!

Snowspark the Owl

Here's a writing prompt for cold days, hopefully to get your imagination firing.  If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add a sentence or two to the one above, please feel free to leave you suggestions in the comment box below. Have...

Apple House

Here's a Story Starter to rouse your curiosity..who lives in this house?  How did it get here?  And what kind of vehicle went past?   If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add a sentence or two to the one above, please feel free to...

Lost Boy and his Dog

Here's a story starter for a cosy bedtime story. I think the dog has a hero inside him... If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add a sentence or two to the one above, please feel free to leave you suggestions in the comment box below....

The Towers

Another Story Starter this week; this time from up in the clouds. It's another world up there. What do your kids thinks happens there?  If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add a sentence or two to the one above, please feel free to...

Message in a Bottle

I had some time recently to create a few more Story Starters because my second book in the Crime Stopper Kids series is almost finished (watch this space). In the meantime, here's a Story Starter or Writing Prompt you can use to keep your kids thinking and imagining! ...

The Secret

A Story Starter this week using a famous painting, the Nut Gatherers. It is one of the most popular pieces at the Detroit Institute of Arts. See what a bit of imagination can add to it with your stories today.  If you have an idea for a different Story Starter...

Ginger the Cat

 This weeks Story Starter reminds me of my neighbour's cat. Super cuddly! What kind of adventure is he about to have? Let your child write about it or make up a bedtime story with them tonight. If you have an idea for a different Story Starter sentence, or want to add...