Welcome to the ultimate online dictionary of story starters and writing prompts – over 3,900 narrative Situations, each involving Characters that can be personalized with names of your choosing. The Situations are indexed in a logical framework derived from two universal vantage points: Mindset and Action.
Situations are comprised of Characters and Keywords. Mindset refers to the mental state of the character in the left-hand box at the top of this page. Action tags refer to the type of action that is happening in a given Situation.
Storybase.net is based on Storybase 2.0, the best-selling Windows program used by thousands of writers worldwide to stimulate the creative process.