I’m a huge fan of writing prompts (as you probably know) and one of my favourites is using photos (which ive been using a lot recently). But, Ive stumbled across 2 websites that made me think, actually, objects are pretty damn good to inspire stories.
Then I came across 26 Treasures which was a project run by museums in Wales, Scotland and Ireland. They invited writers to use 26 objects from the museums collections to inspire a piece of writing. Over 100 writers took part and a book was produced.
So here are some inspiring objects I’ve come across recently that I intend to use for prompts:
Do you ever use “objects” to inspire stories?
- The Museum of Broken Relationships (collabcubed.com)