Idea Generator

If you are not sure where to start with your story, why not try our story idea generator below. It can help you to kick start your creativity.

Ready for some ideas?

  • A morning walk
  • Looking down at Knowsley from a hot air balloon
  • An article for the local paper
  • A postcard to a friend overseas
  • A note to include in a 2040 time capsule
  • A diary entry on 31st December 2020
  • Looking out of a window at sunrise
  • A letter to my past self
  • A snapshot of an ordinary day
  • A dream about Knowsley
  • A WhatsApp post to your community group
  • A letter to people who don’t yet live in my neighbourhood
  • Finding something that reminds you of a 2020 memory
  • The object that sums up 2020
  • A person in the community who you admire
  • What happened in your neighbourhood that summed up 2020
  • The place where you found safety and security
  • Unexpected news that changed your world
  • A meeting with a stranger
  • A group of friends decide to do something together
  • Discovering a place you never knew existed
  • Everything I can see right now
  • The actions of a small group of people
  • A socially distanced Knowsley
  • How it makes me feel hopeful
  • What I most love about this is…
  • The way this changed my neighbourhood
  • What you plan to do in response
  • The way this affects our young people in future
  • What you’ve learned that will change Knowsley’s future
  • Why your views changed
  • Something in your future you feel sure about
  • How your place in the community changed
  • The change I want to see in Knowsley
  • The people who need support
  • A feeling that drives you to want to make change

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