Writing Prompts For The Creative


Anyone have a journal sitting idly by on their nightstand? We do! This year one of our goals is to be more creative, and this means being more intentional, more disciplined (for some of us). One of our main creative goals is to take time out of our busy day and journal for a bit before bed. It’s a simple act but it makes a world of difference in the long run. We’ve realized how precious our journals are from the past – those scribbled down memories recounting our golden days or days that were a little less sunny. Regardless  if we’re in a brilliant season of life or not, we have recognized the importance of documenting our musings, details of our day, deepest longings, and comedic encounters in a physical journal. Here are our favorite writing prompts for you to start your creative journey! Some of them vary in length and depth, but they prove to be entertaining and overall, a relaxing way to end your day.


  1. Envision your perfect day. What does it entail? Who’s with you?
  2. What is your favorite childhood memory?
  3. If you could have a movie made about your life, which actor would play you? Who would play your coworkers, friends, loved ones, etc. in your life?
  4. What’s a (better) alternative ending to one of your favorite tv shows?
  5. Who made you smile today?
  6. If you got to time travel way back  to visit one day in history, which day would it be?
  7. What is your inner animal?
  8. Which season are you drawn to most?
  9. What is your all time favorite joke?
  10. If you could live in one literary world (Hogwarts, Middle Earth, etc) where would you live?
  11. If you could have brunch with anyone in history, who would it be?
  12. What are you most proud of today?
  13. What’s a family recipe that always hits the spot?
  14. If you had to pick one word to describe your day, what would it be?
  15. What is the most peaceful place in the world?
  16. Who is your biggest motivation?
  17. If you had to pick one movie to see for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  18. What piece of advice would you give your 10-year-old self?
  19. What animal would you like to have as a pet?
  20. If you could hop on a plane right now, where would you go?

That’s it! You can answer one every night or every week, depending on your availability. Just makes sure to challenge yourself and make some progress. Be sure to share your creative journey with us using the #TheGraceBelleCreative hashtag so we can encourage one another. 💕

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