Go on a walk after reading Ray Bradbury’s story “The Pedestrian,” then craft a sci-fi poem to share with us where your rambles took you.
Try writing a poem inspired by Ursula K. Le Guin, where setting is everything, whether it’s the California foothills, the banks of a creek bravely winding its way to the ocean, or an utterly new planet that only you have explored!
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring what happens to our words when our hands are tired—with Megan Willome as our guide.
This month, we’ll explore the ancient Japanese form called the tanka. This lesser known form might be thought of as haiku’s quiet older sibling.
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring cooking and baking with Megan Willome as our guide.
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring pruning as craeft with Megan Willome as our guide.
Literacy specialist Callie Feyen says the best way to help children write is first to listen.
Join us beginning November 1 for a “romp through the physical world” in our upcoming book club on Helen Czerski’s Storm In A Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life.
Thank You Notes is a monthly writing prompt to express our thanks to a particular person, place, or thing. This month we’re saying thank you to notepads.
Whether silver, gold, or precious stones, jewels have always been a part of human culture. Join us as we learn a little about the history of jewels and write poetry inspired by those who create them.
Which celebrity is worthy of having their face printed on a pillow? Poem on Your Pillow Day is coming up and we’re having fun imagining which celebrity should be on a pillow, with a poem on top. Join us!
This month’s playlist and poetry prompt is all fun and games. Listen along, dust off your favorite board game, and join us!
Come along on an exploration of the literary epic and find out why Virgil made us readers. Remember to pack your prompt-writing pencil!
Join us for this week’s prompt as we explore the nature of simile and its use in epic poetry.
Seek and find your muse and bring her along to inspire a poem. This week’s poetry prompt might be just what you need to start the day off right.
Listen along with us to this month’s playlist. It features dozens of songs that will help you lose sight of the shore. Be sure to join us for a poetry prompt while we learn a little about structure through the poem, Sea Fever by John Masefield.
This week’s poetry prompt is for Fools. Put on your Jester hat and join us for some poetic and witty commentary in the style of the Shakespearean Fool.
Sometimes we want to be the hero and other times, the villain. It’s good to have choices. Join us for Photo Play and pick your side.