Story Starter Scene Prompt #131

So how do my story starter prompts work?

Simply do any of the following, a combination of a couple or few, or all if you are inclined.


• Write a 500-3500 word scene using five of fifteen Prompt Words.

• Begin each scene using one of three Scene Starter Sentences.

• Use any combination of (1) sentence/(5) words.

• Do three separate scenes with each prompt sentence if you want.

• Or if you’re really brave, try using ALL 15 prompt words in their proper usage and incorporate all three sentences into your scene hook ins or hooks out.

• Most of all, have fun!

Prompt Words:  1. Break 2. Brake 3. Breaker 4. Wave 5. Shore 6. Sand 7. Lifeguard 8. Tow 9. Under 10. Help 11. Save 12. Dog 13. Alert 14. Hero 15. Deaf

Scene Starter Sentences:

A. “Where did she go in”

B. “How well can she swim?”

C. “I can’t find her!”

Happy Writing! Cheryl Wyatt