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By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Slick writing-prompt generator is spammy, lacks privacy.

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Plinky is great in theory, but it has a long way to go. Many of the Frequently Asked Questions have these kinds of answers: "We're working on it" or "Not yet." The good news? Design is chic and clean, and the prompts themselves are fantastic and diverse. They just need to build their community, banish the sexy spambots, and take the time to work on important privacy features before Plinky is a safe and recommended place to send writerly kids.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Language & Reading : reading, writing, writing clearly
  • Skills: Creativity : brainstorming, imagination, producing new content, Communication : conveying messages effectively, friendship building, Thinking & Reasoning : asking questions, decision-making, thinking critically
  • Genre: Creating
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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