NYWC Prompt-A-Day: Casey at the Bat

As sports fans, we know that our favorite sports teams and our favorite players don’t always succeed. One of the greatest examples is the fictitious but mighty Casey, who failed the fans of Mudville in the poem, “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Thayer.

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.

NYWC Prompt-A-Day: April is the Cruelest Month

For today’s writing prompt, use T.S. Eliot’s poem to write about the changing of the season, how flowers bloom and birds reappear to revive the ‘dead lands’ of winter

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 […]