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1. River
2. Dust
3. Necklace
4. Fence
5. Key
6. Bench
7. Daisy
8. Torn photograph
9. Coffee stain
10. Button
11. Plane ticket
12. Letter
13. Present
14. Microphone
15. Test result
16. Candle
17. Empty bottle
18. Sofa
19. Pillow
20. Loose floor tile
21. Notebook
22. Bark
23. Pen
24. Backpack
25. Party decoration
26. Knife
27. Swing
28. Straw
29. Ferris wheel
30. Table-mat
31. Frisbee
32. Measuring tape
33. Diary
34. Street stone
35. Glass of water
36. Wrapping paper
37. Dinner table
38. Mirror
39. Swimming pool
40. Charm
41. Paintbrush
42. Piano
43. Flame
44. Pajamas
45. Novel
46. Watermelon
47. Garden house
48. Pocket watch
49. Shrub
50. Chandelier
51. Name tag
52. Farm
53. Cheese slicer
54. Bedside table
55. Wilted rose
56. Office chair
57. Hot chocolate
58. Lemon
59. Registration form
60. 'Delete' key
61. Name
62. Doubt
63. Paper
64. Eye
65. Senses
66. Microwave
67. Roof window
68. Teapot
69. Box
70. Jug
71. Mailbox
72. Jetty
73. Socket
74. Flashlight
A list of 74 writing prompts.
If you use one, I'd love to see what you've come up with.

I'll be making another list soon, so tell me if you prefer short sentences or just words, like this one.

Oh, and I had no clue where to put this, so forgive me for the category.

More writing prompts:
Writing prompts 2
Writing prompts 3
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AveryxLee Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2016  New Deviant
I just wanted to thank you for these prompts; even though they are pretty old, I wanted to let you know that I am indeed using them. Thank you again! (:
safiraalya Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015
Thank you so much! I'll be using this for my own challenge :) (Smile) 
DropletsBookcase Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015   Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I will be using this, this summer!, On my fandom blog! There is just enough here for a little drabble every day! ^^ Thank you so much! 
TheNewFireDancer Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer… Thanks for the list, I only seem to be able to write these little Loki one-shots using prompts. :)
BlackFlyBird Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
Thank you so much!! I was stuck but now I have ideas tearing my brain to shreds. 
Mastermagi100 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
prompt 58

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stormybormy Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
simple one words help me so much better for some reason. I'd love to see more. :) I may use some of these for songs or poems.
Nyirr Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Nice prompts! I'm going to use them to write my little stories and fics when I have time! Favorites it is!
Akatsuki-sisters Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist thank you for these lovely prompts. I will be using more of these in the near future.
MouseMaster42 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
[link] I used the list. Thank you very much. ^_^ It's helped me a lot.
Mushroom-kat Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
haha I just start reading this and I'm, like, puking ideas now, thank you for the amazing prompts!! :huggle:
SaintxEnigma Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Professional Writer
I've been looking for something to help me through my writer's block so I can write my book. Thank you very much! I'm not sure how to let you see what I have - other than to have you "watch" me? Still trying to figure this DA thing out. Regardless, many thanks! <3
Hinxight Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It still amazes me how this list can apparently help with other peoples writers blocks when I've only written about nine of these prompts :')
Thorneborne Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012
[link] thanks for helping vanquish writer's block :]
LevonAnthony Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much for posting this! I needed a refresher. This will for sure get me back into the swing of writing everyday.
quietballard Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I need to start down and begin writing again. Maybe these words will help me get back into action again after a VERY long writers block.
Hinxight Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm stuck with a writers block myself at the moment, unfortunately.
But I'm very glad if this list helps you :)
quietballard Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's a bummer you're on a slump as well! It did actually! I wrote quite a bit for river the other night. It felt nice to start writing like that again.
Hinxight Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm currently stuck on plotting, but I think I'll be writing again soon :)
Maybe I'll also try some of my own prompts.
animefanatic21 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012
this is awesome! the moment I started to read the list little stories started to filter around my head, I might make some short stories and string a few together, but I'll be sure to tell you when I'm done (:
Lilythorns Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Dust is done, too . . . .
Lilythorns Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
[link] River is done :)
Lilythorns Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Oh, great, thanks! I find that I just cannot write anything without a prompt . . . sounds silly, I know . . . but that's just me.
xZombiecat Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
Im trying on this one! ouo
Headstrong-Honey Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011  Student General Artist
Can I do...all of them?
Dorothy-in-oz Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I'm going to use 'Delete' key. I'll be sure to tell you when I'm done.
cloverdesu Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I'm going to use one
LoverofFiction Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
is it okay that i do these on LiveJournal??
I try to keep my literature on a separate site >.<
I would of course send you the link to the site and link back to your prompts.
Hinxight Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Of course that's okay.
Glad you can use them :)
LoverofFiction Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks :3
maxride88 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010
Hi! Just wanted to let you know that I used 'sofa' as a prompt and I definitely plan on using more of these. This is a great list! :)
Here's the link to the first one I did using your list if you'd like to read it: [link]

Let me know what you think? :)
emowriter Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010
okey dokey ^^
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