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The Daily Special — Oct 23rd

Poetry and Fiction Prompts

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Today’s Poetry prompt

Write a “gathering” poem.

Poetry Form — Traditional or American Haiku

Check out How to write a Haiku by Esther Spurrill-Jones if you are unsure how to write a traditional or American Haiku

Today’s Fiction prompt

Write a story based on the theme ‘love is a many splendored thing’

Word Length — up to 1000 words
Restrictions — use 2nd person POV (You)

‘Restrictions’ are to challenge you as a writer. However, with everything else here at PW, use these prompts in any way that allows the creative juices to flow.

Write promptly and enjoy! And don’t forget about the Monthly Theme!

Ravyne Hawke, Editor



Promptly Written is the place to find prompts for all your writing needs. Daily, weekly and monthly prompts will be made available. Snag only the ones you like. Write whenever, wherever the mood strikes you. Please credit Promptly Written in your story.

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