This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (May 18-24)

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: Write a dirge about a failed activity or challenge. Something like this–>
Tuesday: Craft a poem inspired by an impressionist still life.
Wednesday: In honor of this past weekend’s Mad Men final, Write a poem inspired a favorite product.
Thursday: Close your eyes. Inhale. Exhale. Draft a poem about memories in the things you smell.
Friday: Try your hand at a dramatic monologue, a la Eliot’s “The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock.”
Saturday: Write a poem about your fondest childhood memory.
Sunday:  Sunday is Brunch Day. Scribble down a little limerick about your favourite brunch activity.



Monday:  Explore tactics as you draft a dialogue about two people trying to drive to different places in the same car.
Tuesday:  Explore the significance of place by describing how your character feels here:

Wednesday: Explore the human body from a new perspective. A little Stevenson inspiration–>
Thursday: Place your character in a room. What do they love abou this room? What do they hate about it? Will they leave?
Friday: Flash Fiction Friday!!Take 300 words to craft a moment of extreme loss for your character.
Saturday: Take a morality story and tell the epilogue. Inspired by Amelia Grey’s tale, which can be heard here on Snap Judgement–>
Sunday: Setting-Mexico, Mid-Afternoon. Limit-450 words.


How did it go this week? Which prompt was most generative? We’d love to know! Tell us in the comments below.

1 Comment on This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (May 18-24)

  1. I wish you would post the prompts daily on your Facebook page. I really don’t want one more place to go online.

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