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#CreativeQuarantine: Life Learned in Isolation (Plus 171 Prompts For You to Use) – guest post by Kelly Tsai

The morning of March 16th, 2020, I was at a dance class in Brooklyn, when we got word that New York City was going to shut down entirely, effective that afternoon. There was an agitated feel in the studio as class ended, and dancers parted ways. The hub […]

April is National Poetry Month! #NaPoMo–Prompts galore & other ways you can participate . . .

April 2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry and it’s not too late to make a plan for poetry month! Whether you want to sign up to write a poem a day or unofficially just plan to crank out some poetry in April, there are […]

Got writer's block? 66 writing experiments + tons of other writing resources and prompts!

Language is a Virus is a well-organized web site of vast writing prompts, online tools, and resources for poets and writers. Each day a new writing prompt is posted on their main page, which also includes menus of unlimited writing resources . . . Writing Prompts - generate a […]

April is National Poetry Month! #NaPoMo–Prompts galore & other ways you can participate . . .

It's not too late to make a plan for poetry month! Whether you want to sign up to write a poem a day or unofficially just plan to crank out some poetry in April, there are plenty of prompts and resources to keep you going strong all month. […]

Prompt #349 - Writing in Stressful Times: The Covid-19 Pandemic via Adele Kenny

Adele Kenny has a wonderfully inspiring poetry blog The Music In It: Adele Kenny’s Poetry Blog chock full of over 300 writing prompts, including her most recent post entitled Prompt #349 - Writing in Stressful Times: The Covid-19 Pandemic. She gives helpful commentary, quotes, resources, and several writing […]

The Poetry Prompt Project, lessons and prompts by Joey Gould

I really love what poet Joey Gould is up to on their web site. Gould started sharing these incredible poetry lessons with writing prompts a few weeks ago, “I'm going to post a poetry prompt every week, so please follow along! Each one will show examples of published […]

Poetry Prompt: ARS POETICA via Joey Gould

Make sure to follow poet Joey Gould’s new weekly poetry prompts. The detailed prompts are more like a workshop and a great resource!

The Promise and Potential of Poetry Prompts and Exercises – guest blog by Erika Dreifus

I've long been a fan of writing prompts and exercises. Back in 2010, shortly before my short-story collection Quiet Americans was released, I described some contributions that prompts and exercises can make to a writing practice, including getting you started, getting you “unstuck," and even getting you published. […]

Poem-a-day and Sunday Prompts via Rock Canyon Poets

The Rock Canyon Poets group curates a poem-a-day (almost every day) and shares it in our Facebook group, as well as a writing prompt with a poem every Sunday. The curator, Lisa Connors, often selects poem samples from literary magazines who are currently open for submissions. If you […]

April is National Poetry Month! #NaPoMo–Prompts galore & other ways you can participate . . .

It's not too late to make a plan for poetry month! Whether you want to sign up to write a poem a day or unofficially just plan to crank out some poetry in April, there are plenty of prompts and resources to keep you going strong all month. […]

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