1. Write a piece, using the photo as inspiration. Any theme, word count or genre! No limit on number of entries.

2. Enter the link to your writing by going to ‘Click to Enter’. It should be a link to your blog or Facebook page where you have posted your writing. If you don’t already have a blog, you can sign up for a free blog at WordPress.

3. Link back to this writing prompt page on your blog post.

Once you have posted your link, you will be automatically entered into our writing prompt competition. We run the competition every two months. The current deadline is: March 31st, 2019. The prize is an Amazon voucher worth AUD$20. It’s free to enter.

We reserve the right to remove any content that is likely to offend or distress others; is discriminatory, abusive, obscene or otherwise offensive; or breaks the law (breach of copyright, defamation).

Open to writers aged 18 and over.

This contest is run in conjunction with Creative Writing Ink, The Writing Quarter and Creative Writing NZ.

Congratulations to Philippa Crundwell, the winner of our October/November 2018 competition. You can read the winning entry here.

Please submit your writing below. You can include the prompt photo in your piece of writing (in your blog post or Facebook page) and/or the writing prompt photo date, so that we know which prompt you are using.

Creative Writing Ink Prompt March 14th


Photo by Cindy Tang on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt March 8th


Photo by Pelly Benassi on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt March 1st


Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt February 7th


Please note that entries for this particular writing prompt image are now closed.

Emma Park:

R.S. Pyne: