Welcome to The Time Is Now, your weekly poetry and fiction prompts to keep you writing all year long.
Transform one of your poems into an artisanal object of some kind using found or recycled materials. Send a photograph of it to firstname.lastname@example.org for possible inclusion in a slideshow. Include Artisanal Object in the subject line.
A major catastrophy has occurred that has changed the way we live and the environment in which we live. Write a story that conveys this post-apocalyptic environment without describing what has happened, using the setting and characters to suggest it instead.
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:
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