Blogging bits: 101 keyword writing prompts

Need blog writing ideas? I never seem to run out of them myself… time to write about them all is my problem! I have seen many cases though where blog writers find themselves stuck for ideas. I wrote a popular post last year called: 9 most beloved blog post topics so I thought this one might be well recieved, and helpful, as well!

Remember all those brainstorming exercises teachers used to make you do in school… yeah they could be kinda boring back then but it doesn’t have to be. Hopefully this list of keyword prompts will help to jog loose some nugget of usefulness (or at least inspire you to create your own list of keyword prompts) which will lead to more nuggets of usefulness…. and on and on until you’re so prolific that peoeple start calling you the next Agatha Christie, Charles Hamilton or, God-help us all, L. Ron Hubbard.*

(If you do end up using any of these keywords to craft a post, please feel free to share the link in the comments!)


Category 1: Emotions

We connect to other people through our emotions and there’s a wide range of emotions to choose from when thinking about what to write.

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GeneralSpecificMore Specific
GoodHope
Inspiration
Excitement
Hope for the furture
Inspirational story
Exciting vacation/adventure
BadLoss
Sadness
Mental Illness
Fear
Anxiety
Loss of a friend, parent, etc.
Dealing with depression
Personality disorders
Fear of the unknown
Uncontrolled anxiety
AmbivalenceDoubt
Conflict
Confusion
Boredom

Unable to decide
Family/co-worker fights
Insomnia
Drug abuse

Category 2: Nature

Nature is chock full of great writing prompts. One only needs to look at the world around them.

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WaterRain
Ocean
River
Waterfall
Dangerous storms
Ocean photography
River boat life
Most beautiful waterfalls
Flora/FaunaTree
Flower
Rare types of trees
Local plants/flowers
LandIsland
Mountain
Island living/vacation
Mountain living/vacation
AnimalsBaby animalsCute baby animals

Category 3: Food

Use the following keywords to think of recipes, restaurants, memories of food or some other kind of food related topic.

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GeneralSpecificMore Specific
Desserts
Ice cream
Cake
Pie
Cookies
Chocolate chip ice cream
Rum cake with raspberries
Sour plum and walnut pie
Cookie crumbles
Dinner

Potato
Fork
Plate
Knife
Potato industry facts
The history of utensils
Broken dishes
Knife safety
Snacks

Popcorn
Cherry
Apple
Cotton candy
Candied apple
History of popcorn
Cherry red corvettes
Apple-topped mountains
Local fair food

Category 4: Color

Do you think in color? Dream in color? I often do. They say we dream in black in white but I think that’s total bunk!

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Bold colorRed
Blue
Neon green
Red flowers
Shades of blue
Neon green clothing
Subdued color
White
Brown
Black
Devoid of color
Composition of earth
Black magic
No colorClearBlack and white thinking
Windows to the underworld
Color blindness
Multiple colorsPallette of colorsAppreciation of art
How rainbows form

Life is just a bowl of cherries isn’t it? Yeah, not really!

Happy writing!!

* Widely regarded as three of the most prolifically published authors in the English language.

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