Support young writers on Giving Tuesday!

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These young people come together each week to find community, safety, and self -expression through creative writing. Support them and dozens other young writers this Giving Tuesday!

Writing Prompt: Your alter ego

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Imagine you’ve joined the Witness Protection Program. You have to move to a new city and live under a false name. After unpacking, your first task is to announce your new identity to the world via Twitter. Write at least five tweets in which you present this new alter ego. Pick one to expand.

Writing Prompt: Journeys to Jazzsoon

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Pick one of the items in Jazzsoon’s collection, or imagine something he might like, and write about its journey from its original owner to Jazzsoon’s living room.

Writing Prompt: Social media memiors & autobiographies

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Write an autobiographical story incorporating your last five tweets. Not on Twitter? Use the last five posts on your preferred social media platform or jot down a few in 140 characters or less — check out @NYWriters for inspiration!

Ready. Set. Write your a** off!

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Just in time for National Novel Writing Month, NYWC brings you another full day to give your writing a little TLC. Join us on Saturday, November 1 for craft sessions, camaraderie, NYWC’s signature writing workshops, bottomless pots of coffee, and fundraising to support NY Writers Coalition. PLUS! We’re excited to welcome this year’s keynote speaker: Julia Fierro, author of Cutting Teeth.