UNSWeetened Writing Prompts

Word: Sage


1. Noun; A person of wisdom

2. Adjective; A shade of green

3. Noun; A herb

- Elena


“After all, I believe that legends and myths are largely made of 'truth', and indeed present aspects of it that can only be received in this mode; and long ago certain truths and modes of this kind were discovered and must always reappear.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien

Write a story, poem or personal essay that deals with a central truth within a myth!

- Mia


“I can resist anything except temptation.” 

Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde

- Elena


What was the first tradition you were aware of growing up? What was its origin? Has it changed over time? 

- Elena


Here's a prompt you may not have tried before! It practises the technique of omission.

Write a short scene, poem or reflection without using a certain vowel.

Thats your a e i o and u (y is a bit too easy). Go for gold and try to exclude e! Pop your experiments down below

- Mia