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!

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Weekend Shades & Bevvies


Wherever you end up this weekend, we hope you’re sporting a funky pair of shades and have a frosty beverage in your hand. Check out these weekend writing prompts that will help you make do with those two simple bits of inspiration: sunglasses and drinks.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Shoes


Some shoes change with the times while others are worn over the span of decades. But one thing is certain: memories are made while wearing shoes.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: #sorrynotsorry

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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).