Daily Writing Prompt *
Some teachers find that using a descriptive writing prompt helps students to focus their imagery. Try using short, direct prompts, such as "after the rain" or "my hero." Daily Writing Prompt describes how to use prompts like these to develop portfolios of student work.
Creative Writing Now *
For those who want to become writers, the process is one that requires daily dedication. It takes practice to be able to describe situations using a variety of feelings, moods, and characterizations. Creative Writing Now encourages the development of this kind of creative ability through the use of different prompts such as "Describe your physical appearance" and "Describe the smell and feel of your pillow." The site suggests keeping a daily journal of responses to prompts like these.