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: Focus on Emotional Reaction As you explore the epistle poem. An example can be found here–>
Tuesday: #haikucommute–what advice given to you continues to impact your life?
Wednesday: What patches are on a quilt of your life?
Thursday: #ThrowbackThursday– write a poem about an old favourite item of clothing and where it is now.
Friday: Grab a memoir or biography off of the shelf. Turn to a page and write a poem inspired by that moment of the story.
Saturday: Close your eyes. Who do you see? Write a short freestyle poem describing them.
Sunday: What do the lines on your hands tell you? Craft a 16 line poem about it.
Monday: Craft a full story in a singular sentence.
Tuesday: Take 300 words to describe the last days of one’s favourite chair.
Wednesday: Turn the age old “a [blank] walks into a bar…” into a one page story.
Thursday: Get into your character’s psyche. Spend 450 words walking through their thoughts at a work meeting.
Friday: Where did that painting come from? Tell us in 400 words.
Saturday: Whatever happened to Chekov’s gun? Who lived to tell the tale?
Sunday: There is a moment in the morning before your first sip of coffee. Describe that moment.