23 Interesting Blog Post Ideas For Creative People

Two weeks ago I wrote a post about ideas for blogging content. This week I put together a selection of styles and formats for posts that I hope will appeal to creative people.

If you're looking for a way to flex your creative muscles, try one of these formats for your next blog post:
  1. Create a fake job advert. For example: Writing Assistant Needed
  2. Create a fake resume. For example: The Perfect Novelist
  3. Draw something and share it.
  4. Write a post by hand, then photograph and share it.
  5. Make a list of things that start with the same letter. For example: My 5 Favourite Books Whose Titles Begin With A ‘C’
  6. Make an alphabetical list of 26 items starting with each letter of the alphabet. For example: The A-Z of Writing Tips. (Make sure you can find one for each letter of the alphabet.)
  7. Put together a list of your favourite blogs. Write a sentence or two about why you love them.
  8. Put together a list of your favourite Facebook pages. Tell us why you follow them.
  9. Put together a list of your favourite Pinterest boards. Tell us what you like about them. 
  10. Put together a list of your favourite Instagram accounts. 
  11. Tell a story with gifs or photographs. Or both.
  12. Write a blog as a ransom note.
  13. Write a blog as a wanted poster.
  14. Write a post as a press release.
  15. Write a post as if you are writing a commercial.
  16. Write a blog using a fairy-tale format. Start with ‘Once upon a time…’ and end with ‘And they all lived happily ever after.’
  17. Write a minimalist post in the form of a haiku. Ask readers to share their haikus in the comments section.
  18. Write a post in the form of a rhyming poem.
  19. Write a list of instructions.
  20. Write a post as a shopping list.
  21. Write a post in a recipe format. For example: To write this book, you will need the following ingredients…
  22. Write a post as a letter.
  23. Write an obituary for something that seems to have disappeared, or something you miss. For example: A typewriter.
Happy Blogging.

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