This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (August 24-30)

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 inspired by the phrase ” One and only.”
Tuesday: #haikucommute–describe the most delectable fruit you can imagine.
Wednesday: Write an elegy about a dream you have long since forgotten.
Thursday: How well are your descriptors? Choose a noun. Write a four stanza poem to describe it without using the word.
Friday:  Beg, Borrow, Steal: Find inspiration in a Noah Falck poem for today’s project.–>ow.ly/RvhM0
Saturday:  Craft an didactic peom regarding sacrifice. Kipling’s “If” is a great example.
Sunday: Write a poem about what’s hidden in your tea leaves.

Fiction

Monday: Write a short piece inspired by Bonnie Tyler’s “I need a Hero”
Tuesday: A young man accidentally sets a house on fire. What happens next?
Wednesday: Draft a story that reads like a baking recipe.
Thursday: Find a piece of pop art to inspire a 300 word piece.
Friday: Another#FlashfictionFriday! It’s three in the morning and the party’s over. The Room’s empty. What now?
Saturday: Write a short about a young child who gets lost inside their grandmother’s purse.
Sunday: Schedule 20 minutes to free write about the past weeks events.

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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