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#febflash Prompts
Laura Geringer Bass – #febflash

Laura Geringer Bass WRITING PROMPT Since the publication of my novel, THE GIRL WITH MORE THAN ONE HEART (Abrams 2018) I’ve taught a writing workshop called “Finding the Heart of Your Story.”  While on tour, instead of speaking about…

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Kim Addonizio – #febflash

Kim Addonizio PEAKS AND VALLEYS Sometimes, when you’re having trouble getting started writing, it’s helpful to begin with a list that doesn’t ask you to immediately come up with brilliant poetry. So for this prompt, start by listing…

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Tara Lynn Masih – #febflash

Tara Lynn Masih FLASH PROMPT The pandemic has forced many of us to either stay indoors or to explore the outdoors. Write about a vacation. A vacation inside a home (a “staycation”) or a vacation in the wild.…

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Rage Hezekiah on Poetry Lineage

Legacy – Rage Hezekiah Legacy is a new series in which poets and writers reflect on a writer or writers who inspired them, whose works spoke to and influenced them and whose legacy continues to inform their work. Curated by…

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Legacy: On Our Poetry Mothers

By Ana C.H. Silva One of my poetry mothers, Sharon Dolin, once gently challenged me, “Who are you reading right now?” I appreciated what she was really saying: to be a good writer, you need to be a great…

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Writing the Narrative Poem by Heather Archibald

Begin with a free-writing exercise of the plot of the narrative. After reading what you have written. Circle or highlight the areas of the story that you think are poignant. Next, create short haiku-like verses for each of the areas…