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’Tis the season for staying inside and writing! Writer’s Relief has put together our coolest ideas yet for winter writing prompts. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and let your creativity heat up with these inspiring visual writing prompts.
Caveat: If you choose to post the results of this winter writing prompt exercise in our comments section, remember to be mindful of publishing industry rules about previously published writing.
6 Winter Writing Prompts
After a long walk on a wintry afternoon, she turns to you and does this! How do you respond?
Once you walk through the snow-covered trees, something unexpected greets you on the other side. What is it?
The season’s first snow is magical. What wintry hijinks will Frosty get up to this time?
Describe this scene without using the word “winter.”
While decorating the tree, you notice an ornament you’ve never seen before. Where did it come from, and what does it symbolize?
“I have something to show you,” she said. Then she lifted the baby…and he started to float. Tell us what happens next!