|Synonyms:||Tumblr Ask Box Writing Meme|
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Writing memes are lists of writing prompts found on tumblr. People participate in writing memes for a number of reasons, to increase the content of their favorite series, characters or ships, to fight Writer's Block or just for fun. Users that want to participate reblog the masterlist of prompts, which are usually numbered or labelled with icons to make things easier. They then ask their followers to send them a ship or a character and a number or prompt through the Tumblr Ask Box and they'll write an oneshot with it. After finishing their piece, the author posts it on their tumblr blog by replying to the ask. Fanfics generated on Tumblr Writing Memes are often crossposted on AO3.
Sometimes writing memes don't involve asks, and are just created as an on-going writing challenge where authors are meant to fill all the prompts, but still can be used as a tumblr ask box writing meme. Writing memes created for specific fandoms can also be reblogged to be done with different fandoms from the originally intented one. RP Starters memes also make good Tumblr Ask Box Writing memes.
- 30 days OTP challenge NSFW!!!version, Archived version by BlueBellGlowingInTheDark An OTP challenge transformed into an ask box meme.
- AU/Conflict/Trope, Archived version by BettsFic In this one, the prompt is generated by mashing up the asker's birth day and month.
- Awkward Sex Prompts for your OTP, Archived version by shallurafanfiction A list of 20 NSFW prompts. "Send in a pairing and a number for a smutty drabble!"
- AU list A-Z, Archived version by alternateuniverseotp
- drabble game (nsfw), Archived version by Cravin-You A BTS NSFW writing meme which asks readers to send them a band member and a number to write a drabble with.
- Fanfiction Trope MASH-UP, Archived version by meridelclarke A list of 100 tropes. Readers are asked to send two numbers. Both tropes will be combined into a fic.
- flying high sentence starters., Archived version by SoulMemes A RP plane-themed starter meme converted into writing meme. It's since then been deleted.
- Smut + Fluff Prompt List, Archived version by AllOverOliver A mixture of smut dialogue prompts, fluffy dialogue prompts and fetishes.
- *✧･ Soft & Fluffy Prompts ✧*･ﾟ, Archived version by EXODeuxing Fluff-themed writing meme for the EXO fandom.
- smut prompts, Archived version by JustForShitsAndCackles NSFW smut-themed dialogue prompts.
- Send me a ship and a number and I will write a kiss, Archived version by grey wardens dont have dental 50 kiss OTP scenarios.
- Send me a ship and one of these and I'll write a mini fic, Archived version by eversncenewyork 23 OTP prompts starting with "things you said"
- Tropes that are totaly overused and I love them to death, Archived version by agirlnameded Not intended as writing prompt but used as one. Small list of 12 tropes.
- Vampire AU Prompts Smut/Fluff List, Archived version by AllOverOliver A mixture of NSFWvampire-themed prompts.