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Tips from the Bar: Who Moved My Cheese?

Tips from the Bar

Write a poem to deal with an unexpected, gently unwanted change in your life.

Tips from the Bar: Polar Bear vs. Prop Penguin

Tips from the Bar

On Tuesday, a polar bear at the Pittsburgh zoo lunged at a penguin backpack visible on the other side of the aquarium glass. Consider a time you attacked a person or an idea, only to realize it wasn’t what you thought it was.

Tips from the Bar: The Oompa Prompt

Tips from the Bar

Write about two parts of yourself that are at war.

Tips from the Bar: The Backstory Backstory

Tips from the Bar

“Full Armed Man Rescues Puppy from House Fire.” What’s the backstory?

Tips from the Bar: Group Piece!

Tips from the Bar

Write a collaborative piece with someone where each of you learns something about the other.

Tips from the Bar: No, It’s Not

Tips from the Bar

Write a eulogy for an art form that is very much alive.

Tips from the Bar: A Two-Part Prompt, Depending on Your Life Experience

Tips from the Bar

Write about an awkward time when you ran into a celebrity. AND/OR: Write about an awkward time when you thought you ran into somebody you thought was a celebrity.

Tips from the Bar: That’s No Horse

Tips from the Bar

Compare a major life event to a specific historic event. (No Trojan Horse metaphors, please.)

Tips from the Bar: No, It’s Not Supposed to Be an Erotic Poetry Night Prompt

Tips from the Bar

Think of an activity you enjoy. Write about the first, most recent, and (imagined) last time you experience this activity.

Tips from the Bar: The Cassandra de Alba Prompt

Tips from the Bar

You discover the Cantab stairs are cursed, hexed, and/or haunted. Tell the story of why.