NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Ode to the Earth

Happy Earth Day! Write an ode to the Earth or some part of nature like a favorite animal or plant.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Excuse you…

Today’s prompt comes from our workshop leader Deborah Clearman. Write about a time you or a character stood up to someone or talked back.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Titanic Tragedy

Today in history the Titanic sunk after hitting an iceberg. For our prompt today write about this unfortunate tragedy from the perspective of a passenger.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: #sorrynotsorry

Today’s prompt takes its inspiration from William Carlos William’s poem “This is Just To Say.” Have you ever had a moment where you did something wrong but could not feel remorse about it? Tell us about it in your very own #sorrynotsorry poem! If you want, you can even send us your poem in a tweet to @NYWriters, or take a picture and share it with us on Instagram (same username).

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: I Scream for Ice Cream

Write a piece that incorporates ice cream in some way. Focus on the act of eating ice cream, a favorite flavor, or a moment that includes ice cream.