NYWC Prompt-A-Day: The Rise and Fall

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To honor the founding of the Roman Empire on April 21 by Romulus and Remus back in 753 BC, write about the very beginnings of something that you now know ended badly.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Excuse you…

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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: Take Flight

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Read Amelia Earhart’s poem,”Courage” and write about a character who is courageous enough to do the unthinkable or impossible amidst a sea of cynics and pessimists.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Titanic Tragedy

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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: The Power of Temptation

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In his poem, Fire-Caught, American poet Langston Hughes writes, about two moths circling flame; one with the power to avoid the temptation of the fire and the other eventually consumed by it. Fire is such a powerful and deadly force, but so is temptation. Resisting the lure of something so gratifying and yet so wicked is often too hard to do. Write about temptation!