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 using the words cinnamon, cartographer, illicit, and beguile.
Tuesday: What poem would you want to read on a tee shirt? Draft up to six lines.
Wednesday: Imagine the world underwater. Try to describe movement towards something in a free verse poem.
Thursday: We’re bringing back one of our old prompts! Take ten lines to describe your favourite junk food.
Friday: Write a poem that reads like a refreshing sip of gin on your front porch after work.
Saturday: Write a poem in the style of a musical instrument that you love. It can even be lyrics.
Sunday: Write a narrative poem inspired by a question in TheAnd’s card game sample: http://theand.us/
Monday: Take 300 words to describe the feeling of your comforter.
Tuesday: Craft a character’s intent as a bullet-pointed business plan.
Wednesday: Craft a page of dialogue where no character says more than two words a line.
Thursday: Try writing a scene inspired by your favourite Victorian author.
Friday: What happens to all the lost girls?
Saturday: Write 650 words entirely from the point of view of a pet. Cat, dog, snake, your choice. Give it rich personality.
Sunday: What is the title of your best friend’s Memoir? Create the title and the synopsis for the back cover.