“And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.”– William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
How to Write a Fairy Tale Retelling
Fairy tale retellings have become incredibly popular, with novels such as the Lunar Chronicles inspiring many writers to rewrite their favorite fairy tales.
30 Summer Writing Prompts
1. Your character spends every summer at a sleep away summer camp in the middle of a forest, or on the edge of a lake. This year, they don’t want to go back. 2. A group of neighborhood parents get together to plan the best summer afternoon for all their kids—but it ends up in disaster.
10 Fantasy Writing Prompts
This is a list of 10 fantasy writing prompts. You’re free to use whichever you like (or multiple), and change them to what fits your story!
Modern Character Names
Finding the perfect name for characters is a struggle for a lot of writers. Hopefully, these lists will be helpful for finding names in contemporary/realistic fiction writing!
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