Say goodbye to writer's block.

Stop struggling and start creating.

Generate story ideas, creative writing prompts, and D&D campaign ideas with The Story Engine deck.

Create endless story ideas.

The Story Engine is a deck of 180 cards you can combine to create story ideas, creative writing prompts, and D&D campaign ideas.

Unlock your creativity in 3 steps.

The Story Engine deck turns your brain into a powerful writing prompt generator. Here’s how it works.

1) Deal cards.

The deck has 5 types of cards representing the elements of a story. Combine them in different patterns to create story ideas, character prompts, D&D campaign ideas, and more.

2) Rotate cards.

Cards have multiple suggestions, called cues. Rotate cards to change cues, customize your prompt, and spark new creative connections and ideas.

3) Start writing.

When you’re happy with your prompt, start writing! If you get stuck, the included guidebook will help troubleshoot your story idea. We also have a creativity blog to keep you inspired.

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What fans of The Story Engine deck have said...

I can’t quite put into words how immensely helpful The Story Engine has been... I’d recommend this to anyone who runs role-playing games or indulges in creative writing!

Jonathan B.

Totally amazing tool, I so love it! I have already tried it on my students, and in a short while there were 20 or so story seeds!

Johan A.

A fun and useful tool for creatives (adults AND children).

Kristin D.

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