A man stands next to you on a platform while you are waiting for the train. As a train enters the station, he handcuffs a briefcase to your wrist, shoves a mobile phone in your hands, and while uttering an apology, swiftly throws himself under the train.
Megs sits in bed for a long minute, staring at the blaring telly across the room." She'd reach for the remote to switch off the sound, but until the damn thing woke her up she didn't even have a television.
I've compiled a list of my top 20 favourite writing prompts, they all come from an Instagram page called Writing.Prompt.s, so if you are interested and enjoy my post, you should check out their Instagram! I love telling stories and I found these specific prompts to be some great starting material.
Writing prompt: One minute you are in your house, the next you're standing in a living room surrounded by three demons. They drop the Ouija board and scream as they run to their bathroom and lock the door. "I told you we shouldn't have touched it!
I look in the mirror and see my own reflection staring back. It’d been years since I was able to see myself. Though I couldn’t see the stranger, I was able to track his movements. The atmosphere of the room was ominous.