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: Write a poem about Uncle Sam. Inspired by History.com‘s Today in History–ow.ly/RTgzv
Tuesday: #Haikucommute— a visit to your grandmother’s house marks the last days of summer.
Wednesday: Describe fear in a 16 line poem.
Thursday: Write a poem inspired by an old fashioned romance film.
Friday: Craft an Italian sonnet for someone in another time period.
Saturday: Write a poem defining everything by a negative.
Sunday: Take four lines from four different poems and stitch them together using your own lines.
Monday: Write a character study following a budding musician. 500 words.
Tuesday: Take your character to a ranch in the Midwest. How does he feel there? Describe the environment in his eyes
Wednesday: Write an adult style story themed after a children’s book like “If you give a mouse a cookie.”
Thursday: Write a dialogue in which one character is seeking approval from another. What methods do they use to get it?
Friday: Explore the scariest part of imagination. What’s the most terrifying moment you can create?
Saturday: Take 500 words to describe a world that mixes time periods of your choosing.
Sunday: Take 15 minutes today to describe the room you write in.