This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (July 20 – 26)

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: Try your hand at an evasive poem. Check out some examples here–> http://hellopoetry.com/words/37832/evasive/poems/
Tuesday:  Practice tone in a short poem
Wednesday:  Schedule 20 minutes for a free write with the question “is this all there is?”
Thursday:  Craft a list poem that tells the story of an abandoned vintage car.
Friday: Practice your alliterative skills this Friday with a poem celebrating the phonetic fricative of the day–“F.”
Saturday: Get crafty this afternoon. Craft a poem made of cut-outs from the news headlines
Sunday: Create a poem inspired by your favourite myth.

Fiction

Monday:  Describe the ideal start to your work week, from the sound of the alarm to the first step outside of your home.
Tuesday: Deja vu–Imagine your character has to experience the same thing everyday. Describe the day in detail.
Wednesday: Deja vu–Imagine your character has to experience the same thing everyday. Describe the day in detail.
Thursday: In 800 words, tell the story of a runaway years into their new life.
Friday: In 800 words, tell the story of a runaway years into their old life.
Saturday: Write an 800-word fable with a new age twist. Check out an oldie for inspiration– http://ow.ly/Q3B2j
Sunday: Schedule 20 minutes for a free write with the question “is this all there is?”   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGCvtuPqXvQ

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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