lists of writing prompts don’t “get you” because you’re weirder than most. The usual suggestions don’t suit your style because most of the time you’re writing about things like roadkill, circus strongmen, or that time you nearly drowned in a vat of soy sauce. Write your own list of writing prompts.
Are aliens real? Have you ever had a close encounter? Been abducted?
Write about the most embarrassing thing you’ve been caught doing.
Give your pets their own stripper names and explain why each name fits.
Is your house haunted?
Nobody ever writes about doorknobs. Tell the world your favorite doorknob tale.
Write a song “Weird Al” style.
Write about something you hoard. Is your hoard useful or useless? WHY DO YOU NEED SO MANY?
Write about the personality trait – your own or someone else’s – that would send you to prison.
Describe, in detail, what the next season of American Horror Story should be about.
Invent a superhero.
Invent a politician and a new political party. Is the politician you? What do you promise?
What game do you waste the most time on? Do you abandon your children for it? Tell the world how Candy Crush has ruined your relationships.
Describe your most annoying Pavlovian response.
Describe your beauty routine in the most embarrassing way possible.
What’s so funny?
Invent a new body part. Imagine you ARE that body part. What purpose do you serve?
If you were a ghost, who would you haunt? Why?
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. We all know that’s a load of crap. What did you do? Make it up if you have to.
Bucket list. ‘Nuff said.
Write about a time you were suckered in by an infomercial. What did you buy? How did it perform?
What celebrities have you had encounters with? Name-drop like crazy and make yourself sound like a total douche. Discuss why this is douchery.
What ridiculously expensive things are on your Christmas list? Why are you so greedy?
What super-annoying things do your neighbors do?
What lies did your parents tell you?
Write about your grossest kiss ever. Were his lips chapped? Did he/she have stank breath? Goopy lips? Did you marry him/her?
Everyone has dated a sociopath. Tell the world about yours.
Which insects are the biggest assholes? NOTE: spiders are not insects.
You’ve adopted a new political party. Explain why the followers of your previous party are complete morons.
Share your theory about why there are so few animals on The Walking Dead. Why are there so many walkers?
BONUS: List ten of the strangest blogs and what you love about them. Share them in the comments if you wish.