Writing Prompt: In Living Colour

There is way too much black in this room. I look around and what do I see? I see black computers, black shirts (including mine), black phones, black notebooks, black chairs and black monitors. There is almost no colour in the room and it depresses me.

There needs to be more light and sun, more colour and brightness in the room and in the world.

It’s odd how we take colour for granted, but what if one day the world was made up of nothing but black and shades of grey? What if we woke up one morning and we found ourselves in a 1940’s colourless movie?

Try this:

1. Write a story where colours play the main characters

2. Write a story where no one but one person can perceive colour.

3. Describe a room or a person using colour as the main tool.


Here’s some inspiration:



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