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20 PROMPTS for writing next novel

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20 PROMPTS for writing next novel

Struggling to come up with ideas for your next creative / adventurous / romance novel or short story?

Let us help you get started with some inspiration to begin writing with...

  1. A person who has been living in seclusion for years discovers that their long-lost family member is still alive.
  2. A group of friends uncover a conspiracy while on a backpacking trip in a foreign country.
  3. A young person discovers that they have special powers, but their family wants to keep it a secret.
  4. A detective is tasked with solving a series of murders that seem to be connected to a mysterious organization.
  5. A soldier returns home from war to find that their entire community has been taken over by a cult.
  6. A group of survivors must navigate a post-apocalyptic world while being hunted by a group of ruthless scavengers.
  7. A group of high school students discover that their school is built on top of a portal to another dimension.
  8. A detective must solve a series of seemingly unrelated mysteries, only to discover that they are all connected by a single, sinister force.
  9. A group of friends uncover a plot to steal a valuable artifact from a museum, and must work together to stop the thieves.
  10. A person discovers that their entire life has been a lie, and must navigate a new identity while trying to uncover the truth about their past.
  11. A young person discovers that they are the reincarnation of a legendary hero, and must learn to harness their powers and fulfill their destiny.
  12. A group of survivors must navigate a zombie apocalypse, fighting for survival and trying to find a way to stop the spread of the virus.
  13. A young woman becomes embroiled in a dangerous love triangle while working as a spy during World War II.
  14. A group of college students become trapped in a haunted house while on a weekend getaway, and must find a way to escape before it's too late.
  15. A young person discovers that they are part of a secret society with ancient roots, and must navigate their newfound responsibilities while trying to keep their identity a secret.
  16. A person is sent back in time to prevent a catastrophic event, but must navigate the challenges of living in a different era while trying to complete their mission.
  17. A group of friends must rescue a kidnapped loved one from a group of ruthless criminals.
  18. A person discovers that they have the ability to communicate with animals, and must use their newfound gift to stop a group of poachers from decimating a local animal population.
  19. A young woman is chosen to lead her people in a war against a powerful enemy, but must navigate the challenges of being a leader while also trying to protect her loved ones.
  20. A group of friends become stranded on a deserted island, and must use their survival skills and resourcefulness to make their way back home.

Are you drawn to the imaginative worlds of science fiction or the emotional depth of romance?

Which of the following prompts do you like the most? Let us know by sending a tweet to us at @VerbalsHQ, we would love to hear from you.

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