Writing Prompts – Sentence Beginnings To Write About


If you need a beginning, or a ‘jump-start’, to your writing, then pick one of the sentence starters below.  In your journal, take one of these lines, write it down, and then write whatever else comes to mind.

Write on this topic for at least 30 minutes to see what you can comes from your writing.

1. “I remember the first time I…”

2. “I remember the last time I…”

3. “The next time I…”

4. “It tasted like…”

5. “It felt like…”

6. “It sounded like…”

7. “We were wrong about…”

8. “We were right about…”

9. “That was the day we…”

10. “This is our new…”


11. “It’s here.”

12. “I learnt that…”

13. “I made a terrible mistake when…”

14. “Nobody expected us to…”

15. “Do you know why…”

16. “It’s always important to…”

17. “Most people don’t know this but…”

18. “I probably shouldn’t be telling you this but…”

19. “Here’s a secret nobody knows…”

20. “I do this because…”

21. “Admit it.”


22. “I found out that…”

23. “He gave us a…”

24. “She took a…”

25. “We found a…”

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