Lists for Writers - ideas for creative writing

Last modified
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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:

  • 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


Lists for Writers:

  • 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



Free or Paid


Apple Watch Support

Not Known

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.


2 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by Jen 2 years 7 months ago


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