Autumn Writing Ideas

This time of year, we think about what to write about using an autumn theme. There are many options for the well-rounded writer. This list is meant to get you started. Feel free to expand on these ideas, or come up with your own.


English: Fall foliage autumn leaf colour Vermo...

English: Fall foliage autumn leaf colour Vermont Hogback Mountain one hundred mile lookout (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


  1. Write a novella about coming home for Thanksgiving. Why were you away? Who, and/or what, do you bring with you? Is everyone happy to see you? Are you happy to see everyone?
  2. Write a poem about an autumn full moon.
  3. Write a poem about the changing nature scenes of autumn.
  4. An article about fun autumn activities for families.
  5. Or, one about fun autumn activities for lovers.
  6. An erotica novelette taking place during the autumn months in Vermont.
  7. If you are a horror writer, how about The Thanksgiving Massacre.
  8. Articles about how to decorate for autumn in general, or Thanksgiving/Halloween.
  9. A guide geared toward preparing for Halloween/Thanksgiving.
  10. A short story about getting through a difficult Thanksgiving gathering.


What ideas can you come up with?


Shannon L. Buck


About Shannon L. Buck

Hello. My name is Shannon, and I'm a single mother of two young adult daughters, and Memay to one precious Little Man. I work as a writer from my home in Orono, Maine, and as a Front Desk Agent at an inn. Writing is my life, second only to my daughters. I enjoy writing nonfiction, as well as fiction in a number of genres. At some point, I would like to travel. It would be a true writing adventure.

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