Get Inspired: Creative Writing Prompts Inspired by New Releases

Updated: Jul 18

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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