Lists for Writers - creative writing ideas and prompts for character, setting, plot, and brainstorming


Description of App: 

Lists for Writers is a great addition to any writer’s toolbox. Helpful to both novice and expert writers alike, this app delivers list after list for your brainstorming sessions: names, character traits, plot lines, occupations, obsessions, action verbs, and much more!Lists included:Character

  • Common first names (male and female)
  • Common last names
  • Clothing
  • Occupations
  • People (roles and relationships)
  • Personality
  • Phobias
  • Philias
  • Obsessions
  • Character Traits
  • Hobbies
  • Emotions


  • Seven Basic Plots
  • Thirty-six Dramatic Situations (Polti)
  • Conflicts
  • Issues


  • Locations
  • Cities (U.S. and World)
  • Landforms / geography
  • Weather


  • Colors
  • Fantasy, Myths, and Magic
  • Foods
  • Vehicles


  • Action Verbs
  • Dialog Verbs
  • Nouns
  • Prepositions
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Verbs
  • Rhyming Words


  • Does not collect or share any personal data
  • Does not contain any ads
  • Does not contains in-app purchases
  • Does include links to the Thinkamingo web site, Facebook page, and Twitter profile in an information page

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known



Free or Paid: 


Device(s) App Was Tested On: 


Accessibility Comments: 

All lists contain simple navigation elements, so that the app is fully accessible. Buttons are clearly labeled, VoiceOver works well, and it's easy to quickly move through the longer lists alphabetically, using the "table index" on the right side of the screen.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

This app is especially useful for fiction writers, anyone experiencing writer's block, or anyone who loves the written word in general. The lists are interesting to browse, and they're great for generating creativity.