Welcome to The Time Is Now, your weekly poetry and fiction prompts to keep you writing all year long.
Choose a page from a book, a magazine, or a newspaper and make a list of the nouns mentioned. Using free association, jot down a new noun for each noun in your first list. Using the second list of nouns, write a poem.
Using one of your own stories or one by another author, rewrite the story from the perspective of one of the minor characters.
THE BEST BOOKS FOR WRITERS
Each week we recommend a book--a newly published title or an invaluable classic--that will help you on your writing journey. This week's pick:
Writing Fiction (Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1975) by R. V. Casill
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