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: Dedicate 15 lines of poetry to someone in your family whom you’d like to remember.
Tuesday: Write a haiku about the taste of your breakfast.
Wednesday: Write a poem about what you find in your closet.
Thursday: Can you craft a poem only recycling lyrics from your favorite musician/band?
Friday: Take a page of text and craft your own Burroughs-esque black out poem.
Saturday: Write a poem without using “the” anywhere in it.
Sunday: Craft a sestina inspired by a phobia of your choice.
Monday: Write 500 words from the point of view of a pet who’s owner’s have been gone a long while.
Tuesday: Draft a character study on someone 14 hours into a 24-hour challenge.
Wednesday: Re-style your five paragraph essay in this afternoon’s non-fiction challenge. Tell us about your Memorial Day!
Thursday: Write a news article about an event that happened in your favorite classic tale.
Friday: Write 300 words about someone with a fear of elevators in a moment of irony.
Saturday: “Why is a raven like a writing desk?” Explore the answer to this riddle in 500 words.
Sunday: Get Social. Take a line from the middle of your favorite short story and make it the first line of your own tale.