A writing prompt in my estimation leads to nothing. I’m not a great fan of a writing prompt. Sure, they get you to writing something. And many people will insist writing something is better than writing nothing. Well, I’m not so sure of that.
Too many writers resort to gimmicks to “get going.” At the workshops, people ask for a topic to write about. I tell them to write their Memory List. Some do, but others continue to want a gimmick. The gimmick of choice for many is the writing prompt.
Below are a number of posts that will help you to steer clear of dependency on writing prompts. Even if you are not a writing prompt person, the following articles will help you you in many ways.