Each day, we tweet fiction and poetry writing prompts to help writers loosen up and let loose. Get started with the prompts below! Follow us on twitter (@tatestreetorg) to be inspired daily, or subscribe to the blog to get a digest of the prompts every Sunday!
Monday: Make the ordinary extraordinary. Why create a field of flowers when a single petal will do?
Tuesday: Fill in the blank: Time is______________ (4 lines).
Wednesday: Choose your own adventure: Write a poem that has 5 alternate endings.
Thursday: Select an emotion and create atmosphere through a landscape only.
Friday: One word that changes vowels over 7 lines.
Saturday: 10 lines about the first time you tasted a specific culinary dish.
Sunday: Attach an unexpected emotion to an expletive.
Monday: To Infinity and beyond! Create a situation that makes interesting use of recursion.
Tuesday: Write a story that uses an anaphora of action: “She learned…”, “She discovered…”, “She noticed…”, “She was surprised…”, “She tried to deny…”
Wednesday: Betrothed: a story in which two characters believe they are engaged to people whom they aren’t engaged to.
Thursday: WoW: Write a paragraph introducing an extreme hobbyist.
Friday: Create a one page story in pure dialogue using first person plural and third person plural (we vs. they)
Saturday: Rewrite a popular main character perspective from another gender.
Sunday: 250 words of dialogue between friends who have an age gap of 30 years.