Weekly Writing Prompt: Winter Olympics


This week marks the beginning of competition in the 2014 Olympics taking place in Sochi, Russia. I am not really a big sports fan but I absolutely love watching the Olympics and the World Cup. There’s something about watching excellent athletes compete against each other, even if I have only the faintest idea of how the […]

Weekly Writing Prompt: National Puzzle Day

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There are only a few types of activities that are as engrossing as a well-made puzzle. A truly great enigma can tickle the curiosity of the mind and force its solver to use complex reasoning skills.

Announcing NYWC’s first City Voices Writing Retreat

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Join NY Writers Coalition for a full day of inspiration, new writing, and artistic community building in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. This daylong retreat will help you connect with your authentic writing voice, experiment with form, style, and new genres, and develop existing material in new and unexpected ways.

Weekly Writing Prompt: A Tea Time Story


Write a scene where tea is a main focus. Indulge your piece is the cup, the steam, the smell, the heat — and anything else about your tea that might drive the writing. Drink up!

NYWC’s Red & Black Party is back!

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Tickets are now on sale for NY Writers Coalition’s annual Red & Black Party! Sip chocolate martinis made with 3 parts passion and 1 juicy drop of regret. Clean up in the No Love Lost Silent Auction. PLUS support NYWC’s free creative writing programming in New York City!