Why Not Write Wednesdays: The Invisible Girl

Every Wednesday our creative writing prompt challenges you to pick up your pen and indulge your author self! 

For today’s writing prompt, imagine you are invisible.  Write a little story about what life might be like for an invisible person.  What kind of adventures would you have?

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Read Across America Day – March 2, 2015

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You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild,
To pick up a book and read with a child.
You’re never too busy, too cool, or too hot,
To pick up a book and share what you’ve got.

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Why Not Write Wednesdays: Rocket Adventure

Every Wednesday our creative writing prompt challenges you to pick up your pen and indulge your author self! 

Today’s writing prompt is about adventure.  Imagine you could take a rocket to the moon or another far away land that no one has ever set foot on before.

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Why Not Write Wednesdays: Let’s Write Love Poems

Every Wednesday our creative writing prompt challenges you to pick up your pen and indulge your author self! 

Valentines Day is this coming Saturday.  Are you still searching for a gift for the special someone in your life? Before you head out, stop a moment and try writing with Take My Word For It!  Writing a poem for someone else is a great way to show you care and earn lots of bonus points.

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Read It Here First – Poems from “The Word Party!”

Our “Word Party!” participants know all about secrets. Last month’s “Word Party” writing prompt challenged participants to write about the secrets they held most dear. Read their stealthy “My Secret is” poems here: 

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Join us for the next “Word Party!” at the Oakland Public Library Dimond Branch (3565 Fruitvale Avenue).  Each month TMWFI holds this free writing class for young writers between the ages of 8 & 13.

Info: Wednesdays 3:45 – 4:45pm
February 11, March 11 & April 13, 2015

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My Name is from the Big Winds

Listen to one of our students read the poem he created during the Take My Word For It! Poetry Residency at Commodore Sloat Elementary in San Francisco.

My Name is from the Big Winds

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Why Not Write Wednesday: What if you were a shoe?

Every Wednesday our creative writing prompt challenges you to pick up your pen and indulge your author self! 

Have you ever heard the phrase, “put yourself in someone else’s shoes”? For today’s prompt, let’s write about what it really is like to walk around in someone else’s shoe, from the perspective of their SHOE!

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My Name Rumbles Like an Earthquake

Listen to one of our students read the poem he created during the Take My Word For It! Poetry Residency at Commodore Sloat Elementary in San Francisco.

My Name Rumbles Like an Earthquake

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When Peace Walks Through the Door

Listen to one of our students from our Poetry Residency at Commodore Sloat Elementary in San Francisco read his piece “When Peace Walks Through the Door“.

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Why Not Write Wednesday? Snowman

Every Wednesday our creative writing prompt challenges you to pick up your pen and indulge your author self! 

Today’s prompt is about the snow.  Some places have lots and lots of snow right now.  A fun thing to do in the snow is build a snowman.  Have you ever built a snowman?  Did you add a hat, a nose, eyes or arms?  Did your snowman seem to have his own personality?  What would happen if your snowman was magic and came to life?

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