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: September 30th, 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.

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to our writing prompts page over the last few months. Deborah Cooper was the December/January winner for ‘The Let-Go’. You can read the winning entry here. Abi Hennig was the winner for February/March for ‘Now you see her’.

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 September 11th


Photo by Prescott Horn on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt September 4th


Photo by Alexandr Bormotin on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt August 29th


Photo by Peter Conlan on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt August 22nd


Creative Writing Ink Prompt August 14th


Photo by Tom Quandt on Unsplash

Creative Writing Ink Prompt August 8th


Creative Writing Ink Prompt August 1st


Photo by Vale Zmeykov on Unsplash