Archives for March 2014

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: April Fool’s Day

April is National Poetry Month, and to help you dig into your poem-a-day challenge, NYWC brings you Prompt-A-Day. All month long we’ll feature the writing prompts that really get us going! Good luck, dear poets — and remember to check back tomorrow for another one!

Weekly Writing Prompt: Fall Into a New World

This week’s writing prompt is in honor of Lewis Carroll’s birthday which was yesterday. Carroll is best known for his iconic stories of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. At the time of his death Alice was the most popular children’s book in the world. Not much […]

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Writing Aloud

This season’s reading celebrates Women’s History Month, with poetry and prose featuring strong and complex female protagonists written by artists from NYWC’s workshops at 80 Arts, Serendipity, and others. We’re especially pleased to welcome our feature writer, poet Angela Lockhart. Join us March 31 @ 6:30 p.m. at MoCADA.

Weekly Writing Prompt: Space Travel & Exploration

For this week’s writing prompt, travel into outer space and explore undiscovered worlds with your imagination and a really good pen.

Weekly Writing Prompt: Et tu Brute?

The Ides of March (March 15) is known as the date that Julius Caesar was assassinated. Legend has it that Caesar was warned that something bad would happen to him on the Ides of March, a warning that he did not take very seriously. The assassination was organized by a group of Senators that called […]