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Flex Your Storytelling Superpowers

Our favorite fiction books are those with a unique story, unexpected twists and turns, vivid images, and well developed, relatable characters. The kinds of stories that reel us in while we read them (yes, #wegetallinourfeelings), and engage with our thoughts and emotions well after we’ve read the last page.

It’s true that anyone can pick up a pen and write words on a page. But, the most amazing writers pick up a pen and write stories that create a genuine human connection with their readers. 

The ability to write a captivating story starts with the ability to tell a captivating story. But, exceptional storytelling is a skill. The awesome news? Like any skill,  it can be learned. And the best way to learn a skill is through practice.

Enter this month’s bookish find: Storymatic . This captivating storytelling game has been around for a bit but it’s still a winner. Playing it will take your creative storytelling “skillz” to the next level, and, you’ll have a lot of fun doing it! 

So, What’s Your Story?

Given the following Storymatic prompts, what story would you tell?

  • High school coach
  • Nose picker
  • Unopened envelope
  • Last day on the job

How did you do? Was that fun or what?!

Storymatic can be played by one person or multiple people and, it’s easy to play. Just pick your prompt cards and tell (or write) a story using all of the prompts. The best part? The storyteller decides what kind of story to tell – funny, scary, romantic, sci-fi. You get the idea. The more you play the game, the better your creative storytelling skills become.

This storytelling game can be used for:

  • daily or ad hoc creative writing prompts;
  • imaginative and interactive bedtime stories; 
  • family dinner table or play time;
  • game nights, book clubs, parties, corporate or team events;
  • and….YouTube videos????

Storymatic is definitely a game worth adding to your game collection. It’s also a unique way to turn your storytelling skills into a superpower.

What people are saying

As a rule we read the positive and negative reviews of people who have purchased the product(s) featured here.

Customers who purchased Storymatic from shared these positive reviews:

  • Amazing prompt tool for writers
  • Provoke the imagination
  • Fun
  • Stimulates conversation

Some customers shared the following quirks or negative experiences worth noting:

  • Prompts seem “run-of-the-mill”, uninspiring, too vague
  • Non-writing family and friends found it frustrating

What Do I Do With It?

If you’re looking for a way to stretch your creative writing muscles, and want to have fun doing it, Storymatic is a great way to do it.

Most customers purchased this game for personal inspiration, such as: helping with writer’s block, inspiration for stories, meeting a writing goal, or expanding their creative writing skills.

Customers also noted this game as a terrific gift for:

  • writers
  • teachers
  • college students
  • improv actors

Get One Today!

There are two Storymatic versions:  a version for 12 years or older and a kid-friendly version.

Storymatic is available from Storymatic Studios,, and various other resellers.

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