This Week’s Tweeted Writing Prompts (September 28- October 4)

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 an epic about your personal hero.
Tuesday:  Can you craft a few lines on changing your regular travel route? #haikucommute
Wednesday: Start a canto focusing on immortalization.
Thursday: Write new lyrics for an old jazz standard. http://ow.ly/SQXyE
Friday: Beg, Borrow, Steal– Mirror the beats of a Malay Roy Choudhury poem. http://ow.ly/SQYc1
Saturday: Craft a poem where every line begins with the letter “T.”
Sunday: “Hope in Translation”– Take a poem you love and swap out every word, while keeping the meaning the same.

Fiction

Monday: Try to experience a colour without sight. 450 words.
Tuesday: Write a full story in five lines. Take those and reduce them to a single sentence. Tweet us your results!
Wednesday: Create a one page dialogue between a new home owner and the person they find in their garage.
Thursday: Create your own pyramid scheme and write up your salesman speech. Tweet us your ideas!
Friday: Every piece of fabric has a story. Tell one from your closet.
Saturday: Write one random sentence every hour. At the end of the day combine them into your own makeshift tale.
Sunday: Start the first week of October off with a suspenseful story told through the eyes of an unreliable narrator.

 

 

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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