Let’s have a poetry contest!

When I looked at my phone this morning, I saw the above notification from The Economist on my screen and thought, that could be an interesting prompt. But I wasn’t just interested in writing a poem based on the headline; I wanted to see what other people would write as well. So I’m throwing aContinue reading “Let’s have a poetry contest!”

Weekly Writing Prompt: Sleep On It

Right before bed, jot down an aspect of your story or a line of a poem you’ve been struggling with. Make this the very last thing you do before turning out the light. In the morning, look at what you’ve written down. Sit down with your writing and start working on this trouble spot. SeeContinue reading “Weekly Writing Prompt: Sleep On It”

Weekly Writing Prompt: Dream Journal

Start keeping a dream journal. I recommend keeping your dream journal in the bathroom, in easy reaching distance of the toilet. A dream journal is too easy to ignore by the side of your bed. If you wake up groggy, you will stumble out of bed and ignore it. If you keep it in theContinue reading “Weekly Writing Prompt: Dream Journal”