Today is Wednesday, July 19th, and we have a brand new writing prompt for you. Every Wednesday we will be sharing a writing prompt to help you write. If
you choose to write, please tag us on social media: @youngchiauthors on Twitter & @youngchicagoauthors on Instagram.
Today's writing prompt will help you build strong images that you can use for future poems.
SENSORY MEMORY WARM UP
A color that carries a specific meaning to you
A typical smell outside in Chicago
A word or phrase you love to say or write
Name of a street you’re familiar with
Vegetable/ fruit you don’t like
Piece of advice, quote or saying that has stuck with you
Word or phrase your family...
Welcome to the Top Five.
We know it's Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists
to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more. Today, we have Kush Thompson sharing her Top Five for today.
1. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
A piece of advice I was given to better my practice as a creative: study your heroes. Because my poetry is deeply archival and often samples my diary,
Hello YCA Fam,
Welcome to The Plug, our weekly blog about competitions, events, workshops, etc. that you can partake in. Some of these competitions and events are
hosted by your next-door neighbors, and some are from friends across the country. Many of these opportunities while rooted in poetry, will also
allow you to explore different types of writing and art forms. If you explore any of these opportunities, share the experience on social media
and tag us (@youngchiauthors
on Twitter & @youngchicagoauthors
Today is Wednesday, July 5th, and we have a brand new writing prompt for you today. Every Wednesday we will be sharing a writing prompt to help
you write. If you choose to write, please tag us on social media: @youngchiauthors on Twitter & @youngchicagoauthors on Instagram.
Today's prompt features work from Nikki Giovanni. Today's writing prompt is called:
Reasons why you are dope
Things you are good at doing
Things you are an expert in