Writer Emergency Pack

Meet Writer Emergency Pack.

Writer Emergency Pack is a deck full of useful ideas designed to help get your story back on track.

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“Writer Emergency Pack is your portable tool for story resuscitation (or simply creativity rejuvenation).”

–Baihley Grandison, Writer’s Digest

Love for Writer Emergency Pack

  • Shuffling through the deck during one of my own jams helped me brainstorm a finale to a recent short story that I had no idea how to finish.

    Michael Patrick HicksKickstarter backer
  • This has been a helpful tool that has pulled me out of a few creative slumps. Fantastic for any kind of storyteller.

    Bryan RowlandKickstarter backer
  • A wonderful gift to anyone interested in screenwriting or filmmaking in general. I highly recommend it.

    Rajesh NarothKickstarter backer
  • Beautifully crafted, and tremendously useful. These cards can turn the most frustrating time in a writing project into the most wonderful.

    Marc ZeedarKickstarter backer
  • I highly recommend this deck for any writer out there.

    Stefan HillsKickstarter backer
  • These are awesome! They really put together a neat bundle of inspiration in a tiny package. Definitely not just for writers.

    Lincoln M. DamerstKickstarter backer

Writers love it

Writers love Writer Emergency Pack. It’s quick, useful and tosses easily into a bag. That makes it a perfect gift.

Help for everyone

Writer Emergency Pack is great for fiction writers of all ages. Whether you’re writing a novel, a screenplay or a short story, you’ll find it’s there to get you out of a jam.


Writer Emergency Pack also works great in the classroom. Thanks to our Kickstarter backers, we’re delivering 8,000 decks to youth writing programs across the nation.

Gets stories unstuck

When your story gets stuck, Writer Emergency Pack has the tools you need. Fix plot holes. Spice up stock characters. Rethink your themes.

Writer Emergency Pack gives you the questions that lead to great answers.


Each Pack Contains:

  • 26 illustrated Idea cards
  • 26 Detail cards with helpful suggestions and specific tips to try
  • Instructions for individual and class use, plus a bonus story game (“Cards Against Normality”)

5,714 backers. 8,000 decks for youth writing programs.

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