This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (July 6-12)

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 poem made entirely of tweets from your favorite accounts.
Tuesday: Write a lyrical poem that is entirely true.
Wednesday: Craft a dialogue poem entirely of rhyming couplets.
Thursday: This prompt calls back to childhood. Grab some inspiration from a Shel Silverstein poem
Friday: Take a line from your favourite poem and start your poem with it.
Saturday: Describe the feeling of a blanket fresh from the dryer
Sunday:  Draft a riddle inspired by something you find in a random drawer of your desk.

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Fiction

Monday: Work your way through the pitch black in 500 words.
Tuesday: Write a short story in the style of an old-fashioned radio commercial.
Wednesday: Write a pastiche of the last author you’ve read.
Thursday: Craft a comedic dialogue about a stolen car.
Friday: Another flash fiction friday prompt! What happens when a group of Victorian scholars go out for fast food?
Saturday: Craft a good old-fashioned mystery title a la Carolyn Keene, and write a 150-word cover synopsis.
Sunday: Schedule 20 minutes of time 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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