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 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.
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.