This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (Sept 7-13)

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 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.

 

Fiction

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.

musician

 

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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