fuel your creative expression

Inspire your writing, art, design, or photography with our creativity card decks, courses, and daily motivation all in one easy-to-use app.

fun creativity app

overcome blocks

spark new ideas

get inspired

7 ways to get your creative juices flowing:

  • pick a card to kickstart your next creative session
  • select three cards and look for connections between them
  • think about a challenge you’re facing and pick a card
  • use the prompts to reflect on your creative journey
  • draw one card and work for 5 minutes, then repeat 3 times
  • pick a prompt to shift your current perspective
  • schedule a daily spark as part of your creative routine

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tap into 25+ card decks

Overcome blocks, activate your imagination, and spark fresh ideas with our range of digital card decks that have been developed over the last 10 years. Tap into 1000s of coaching questions, trigger words, quotes, action statements, and images to ignite your creative mojo.

brainsparker - free creativity app, card decks, and courses

learn new creative techniques

Enhance your creative mind and expand your perspective with our micro-courses on creative thinking and brainstorming techniques. Put them into practice with your latest creative project.

inspire your creativity every day

Overcome creative blocks with daily spark notifications and by adding our widget to your home screen. A quick glance is all you need when you feel stuck and need a boost of inspiration.

brainsparker - free creativity app, card decks, and courses

downloaded by over half a million creators and innovators

Brainsparker is more than just an app; it’s a pocket-sized brainstorming buddy you can tap into – anytime, anywhere. Instantly harness the power of neuroscience, coaching, and brainstorming techniques to disrupt your routine thinking, overcome blocks, and stimulate your imagination. Used by writers, artists, designers, photographers, and other creatives across the globe.


550K downloads  |  2.8K+ reviews

express your unique creativity

The brainsparker app was created in 2013 by Gabriella Goddard, an Executive Coach, Guest Speaker, and Published Author with 20+ years of global experience. 

Gabriella is the author of “Gulp! : The seven day crash course to master fear and break through any challenge,” (Penguin/Bantam) and writes thought leadership articles on innovation, coaching, and leadership as a member of Forbes Coaches Council. She uses brainsparker app every day for her own creative practice.

Gabriella believes that the world can be a better place, and it will be your ideas that make it so. All it takes is a spark.

Read her Forbes article on “Seven Steps to Facing Your Fears and Leaping Outside Your Comfort Zone.”

upgrade to the vip pass

The brainsparker app is free to download and gives you instant access to five card decks with 1000+ spark card prompts. When you upgrade to the vip pass, you can tap into 25+ more card decks on specialist topics around creative mindset, writing, art, and business. Here’s a taster of the writer’s deck, conversation deck, and metaphor deck which are great for developing your creative practice.

Tap into 150 story starters perfect for creative writing and storytelling.

Tap into 150 conversation starters ideal for self-reflection and journaling.

Tap into 60 diverse images that can kickstart stories, art projects, and group discussions.

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