2020 Inspirations

Daily Sparks: Writing Prompts with Rangers

National Park Service Rangers made some fun daily writing prompt videos to inspire writing. Participants were invited to respond to the prompts online via #writeout or send a postcard back to the Rangers.

Gather Around: Stories to Share and Make

Writing Project colleagues and friends put together storytelling/storymaking resources for use by students or national park visitors.

Beacons: Write Out Writing Marathons

To celebrate National Day on Writing, many Writing Project sites, National Parks, and others held writing marathons—face-to-face or online!

Build Safe Campfires

Build a safe campfire with the team at Niobrara National Scenic River.


Check out the books that inspired writers and makers during the 2020 Write Out.