This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (June 29-July 5)

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!

Poetry

Monday: Write a 5-line poem on a piece of fruit without using the fruit’s name.
Tuesday: Today’s haiku–focus on your relationship with transportation.
Wednesday: Tell a story with only one word on a single line. No more than 15 lines
Thursday: In today’s poem, reflect on the places you were a year ago today.
Friday:  In honor of her new book, “The Bones Below,” we’re gathering sparks from Sierra DeMulder’s “The Unrequited Love Poem”


Saturday: Write a poem using the words “beach, shop, well, politician, and giraffe.”
Sunday:  write a lullaby to call bak the lost boys in Neverland

 

Fiction

Monday: In 500 words, profile a fictitious motivational speaker.
Tuesday: Describe a child’s first experience crawling from a first person perspective.
Wednesday: It’s one in the morning and you wake up trapped in a department store. What do you do?
Thursday: Take 300 words to describe the space in which your story develops.
Friday: It’s Flash Fiction Friday! Take 300 words to tell a story based on this photo:

our father
Saturday: “The World as I See It”–craft a detailed sketch of the world outside of your window.
Sunday: Find 30 minutes of your day to free write about anything.

 

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

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