30 Story Starters To Beat Writers Block

C/n= insert character name        H/c= insert hair colour       E/c = insert eye colour

  1. trail of blue-black blood led down the gloomy hallway, up the back wall, and into an air-con vent….
  2. If he/she could just stretch a little farther, the world would be theirs to command…
  3. “You can’t be serious,” he/she said, e/c eyes wide and wet…
  4. The tallow candle threw long dancing shadows…
  5. His/her fingers brushed the edge of the gun…
  6. Her h/c hair was whipped from side to side by the vicious wind…
  7. No two were the same, but still c/n couldn’t see the differences between…
  8. If only there was a way to know what c/n was doing….
  9. If c/n knew one thing, it was that no mortal man could…
  10. Her/his hands were chafed and hardened by years of hard work, but they could still…
  11. The biting cold had seeped into the very stones of the building…
  12. The flags whipped and snapped as a war horn blared in the distance…
  13. Through long years of study he/she had come to understand…
  14. The bright lights of the station were blinding…
  15. “If you take another step, I swear I’ll kill you!”
  16. The ship slowed on approached…
  17. The braying hounds were getting closer, but c/n knew the river was close…
  18. Every bone in her/his body seemed to grind together as he/she stood, but the crowd paid no mind to his/her grimace of pain…
  19. C/N bared his/her teeth and lunged forward, knife glinting in the half-light…
  20. “It was you all along,” he/she said with tears in his/her eyes…
  21. The city sprawled from the shores of the lake like a drunk, but in the madness there was beauty…
  22. The h/c haired woman/man sped through the grey streets like a shadow, but his/her pursuers were always just a step behind…
  23. The package was filthy, torn, and worth four times its weight in gold…
  24. C/N licked his/her lips as the stage lights dimmed; he/she was going to puke…
  25. The circle wasn’t drawn in blood, but it might as well have been…
  26. She moved like water on the stage; so controlled, so gracefully, so beautiful…
  27. The court glittered as it never had before, but the champagne tasted like dirt in C/Ns mouth…
  28. C/N took the first punch on the jaw and staggered back as the second…
  29. The holoscreen flickered and jumped, so she/he knew that it was working and yet what he/she was seeing didn’t make sense…
  30. The hounds were braying as if the devil himself was before them, but C/N saw only a child…
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Sheree

Writer, proofreader, and owner of Merry Writing UK.

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