Writing Prompts For Australians (And The People Who Love Them)


It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye. Then it’s a competition! Writing prompts for the Australian writer inside all of us. 

Writing Prompts For Australians (And The People Who Love Them)


Bogan Hero

After a run in with some radioactive goo left in the desert you start to notice strange new bogan powers. Will you use then for the good of Man, or to destroy mankind once and for all?

The (Dark) Arts Council

Oh your a writer, I see. After some funding, eh. Well that’s just dandy. Here, I’m sure we can get you some funding, just fill out these forms, in blood.

Pub Culture

A man walks into a bar. “Ouch”, he says

Write a story set in a pub where the group of regular drinkers has to deal with a strange new visitor.

Spider Country

“They say this deep in the desert the spiders can get pretty big.”

Writer a story about giant spiders attacking a small town in rurual Australia. Or better yet, a pack of tourists!

The Asylum

Write an escape story about people trapped on an island by government sanctioned pyschoapths.

Snakes on a Train

The Indian Pacific is the longest train ride in Australia. You were hoping to relax and take in the countryside. Instead, you’ve got some slithering customers to deal with.

Deep Mine

The company was warned about digging in this part of the outback. They didn’t heed the warnings. There’s something down there. It’s been down there for a long time.

It sounds hungry.

Crocodile Dandy

It’s Mardi Gras, but not everyone is in the party spirit. The riot squad are looking to crack some heads and its up to you, Crocodile Dandy, to help your party mates escape violence.

Square Footage

With housing prices the way they are, it looked like a steal. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a two car garage.

But then no one showed you the attic. Or where it leads



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