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Get Inspired: Creative Writing Prompts Inspired by New Releases

Updated: Jul 18, 2022

Can't find a story you feel like reading? Maybe it's time to write your own! Get inspired by these new additions to the library's collection.

Prep – Year 1

Is it Halloween Yet? by Susannah Chambers

Write a story about your favourite holiday!

Year 2 – 3

The School for Talking Pets by Kelli Anne Hawkins

Have you ever wondered what your pet is really thinking about? Write a story set in a world where pets can talk!

Year 4 – 5

Rabbit, Soldier, Angel Thief by Katrina Nannestad

Write a story inspired by this line:

“It's spring, 1942. The sky is blue, the air is warm and sweet with the scent of flowers. And then everything is gone.”

Year 6 – 7

The Summer We Turned Green by William Sutcliffe

Write a story about a summer that changed everything.

Year 8 – 9

The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda

Write a story inspired by this line:

"Of all the things I'd either inherited or learned from my mother, the art of the lie was the most useful."

Year 10 – 12

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Write a story inspired by this line:

“Wisdom is not bestowed. In its raw state, it is the heartbreak of knowing things you wish you didn't.”


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