Writing Prompt: Journeys to Jazzsoon

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.

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt

Hot dogs sizzle on backyard grills; the stars and stripes drape themselves over every available surface, and fireworks—amateur and professional—light up the sky at all hours of the night. This past Friday, we celebrated the Fourth of July, the time-honored holiday that marks America’s independence. Back in 1776, however, American independence was anything but certain.

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt: What if?

For today’s writing prompt, create a mash-up or a what if scenario. You could write about the image of the jaguar-lion hybrid below. You can write a piece about being trapped in modern times with pre-historic beast lurking and hunting. Let your imagination guide you.

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt

At the end of my semester abroad in Granada, Spain, I was eager to return to New York. On the way home from the airport, I craned my neck out the windows of my cab to catch glimpses of the city, setting my eyes on each bridge and building and smiling at them as if they were friends I had left behind.

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt: High-speed Chase

Watch five of the best cinematic car-chase scenes and then write your very own car-chase.