This could be fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, scripts and more.
The idea here is to express something through your writing, whether that be emotions, thoughts, feelings or something else entirely.
This is an excellent way to overcome the dreaded writer’s block.
If you are lucky, you should find yourself jotting down ideas or concepts that might be worthy of further exploration.
You might find that in exploring old photographs, you uncover a story that you previously might not have thought of.
Take a look at magazines, newspapers, old family photo albums.
Use these words as topics to base your writing around.
If you find that the words are too difficult, or you don’t understand them, don’t be afraid to pick new words.
However, writer’s block is very real and most, if not all, writers will experience it at one point or another.
Luckily, brainstorming ideas for a great short story or creative writing assignment doesn’t have to be painful.