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33 Creative Prompts for Summer Season Writing

Summer is the ultimate time for fun, relaxation, and adventure, and it’s also the perfect opportunity to tap into your creativity. With endless inspiration all around you, there’s no better time to explore some new summer season writing prompts and create something truly unique. Let’s get started now. Yes!

Summer Season Writing Prompts

Long Summer Days and Hot Weather Writing

As everyone gears up for their summer vacations, you can use writing as a way to capture and relive those special memories all year long. Oh yeah.

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With the temperature rising, there’s no better excuse to get out there and make the most of this amazing season. So take advantage of all that summer has to offer by diving into some exciting summer season writing. I know you won’t regret it.

Here’s what you’ll find in this blog post:

Ok, go grab a pen and a notebook and use the creative summer season writing prompts below to memorialize your lovely experiences.

33 Creative Summer Season Writing Prompts

Use these summer writing prompts to inspire you to keep writing this summer. Get ideas for journaling, short stories, fiction, poetry, and more!

  1. Write about your favorite summer vacation memory. What did you do? What made it special? 
  2. Write a story about a family who planned to spend the summer in Europe, but things don’t go as they planned. 
  3. List your favorite things about the summer season, and explain why you like them.
  4. Write about your favorite family tradition during summer. What do you love the most about it? Also, write about your least favorite tradition, explaining why
  5. Create a list of various activities you want to do this season
  6. Have you ever been to a summer camp? Write a short essay on your favorite summer camp adventure. 
  7. Write a story about friends going on a road trip during summer. 
  8. Write a fictional story set in the summer season, and it suddenly starts to snow. 
  9. Suppose your summer vacation plans get interrupted by storms — what will you do to enjoy this free time indoors?
  10. Do you enjoy water sports? Write about them and which one you like the most.
  11. List different Mediterranean regions you know about and where would you like to go.
  12. Do you know about the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere? When is it and what is it called? Write about it. 
  13. Write a few long essay on different seasons, explaining what you love the most about each one of them.
  14. Write a poem about a girl named June who was born in the month of June. 
  15. “It’s one of the warmest days of the year. I’m walking down the street with my friend, and suddenly…” Complete the story and make it interesting!
  16. List 20 fun ways to spend summer vacations.
    Summer Season Creative Writing Prompts
  17. Write a haiku on butterflies.
  18. Which juices or other drinks do you enjoy the most during the hottest season of the year?
  19. Have you ever been to a summer wedding? Write about it
  20. Write a funny poem mentioning summer fruits like watermelon, guava, grapes, or mango.
  21. Write a fiction short story about a superhero who gets his energy from sunshine.
  22. Write about your summer jobs. (They don’t have to be traditional jobs; you can write about anything you did to earn money.)
  23. Write about your least favorite memory of the summer monsoon. 
  24. Use your creativity and write a fictional story about your ideal summer camp experience.
  25. Suppose summer lasted throughout the year— what would you do?
  26. Have you ever gone on a hike? Write about it and the challenges you faced.
  27. Write about water. How it feels on your skin or how it feels to dive into it when you go swimming.
  28. What will be your ideal summer job? Brain-storm some good ideas.
  29. Do you miss school during summer vacation? What do you miss the most and what are you most excited to do after going back
  30. Choose five words to describe summer.
  31. Suppose you’re going on a staycation with your friends— how will you plan it using some new ideas?
  32. Write a story about two people who meet during a summer camp and become best friends.
  33. Write about how you spent the Fourth of July last year.

By the time the summer solstice comes around, I hope you’ve used several — or dare I say all — of these prompts to create some new and exciting stories!

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Bonus List of 11 Summer Season Essay Topics

For those writers who wish to ditch the creative aspect of summer season writing and prefer instead to write an essay, we have you covered. Here are some quick writing ideas for summer season essay topics.

  • Sun exposure, sunburns, heat stroke and other high heat concerns and how to deal with them.
  • The joy of summer lemonade
  • Staying hydrated during the warmth of summer and the need to drink lots of water
  • Heat and scarcity of water during the summer months in parts of the world
  • The rainy season during the summer
  • The benefits of long holidays during the summer season
  • New places to visit during summer
  • The best aspects of summer time
  • The fruits of summer — cucumber, pineapples, muskmelons, watermelons
  • Summer in the southern hemisphere (December, January, February)
  • The best part of the summer season is…

A Few Closing Thoughts on Summer Season Writing

During summer, just about everyone is busy planning their vacations. And, summer season writing allows you to preserve all these special memories and relive them throughout the year.


Summer brings many special memories each year, so why not preserve these memories forever by writing them? And, summer writing makes this season even more special, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in each experience.

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The hot sun and summer heat can inspire stories of picnics and cold drinks, summer camps, garden fresh vegetables, and cool cotton clothes. Be sure to use lots of descriptive words to describe your family vacations and all of the fun summertime activities you can experience.

If you feel that summer ends too soon, then, extend it through creative writing activities. Even after the season ends, you can open your journal and relive those lively days and pleasant memories.

Alrighty. That’s all for today.

Until next time, happy summer and write on…

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