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Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Here comes some great ideas… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Close your eyes for a moment and imagine you are a child again. Try to remember the perspective you had on the world, the concept of time, and your naïve superstitions or spirituality.  List as many memories or ideas [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 June 21st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again...   on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey I think we have all wondered about what happens when you die.  If you are an atheist, imagine that you have died and discovered there is a god... and she is mad at you and Bill Maher.  Or, if [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 31st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey All right already... on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________  POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Sucks to your assmar.  Write a poem about your favorite book, artwork, or even your favorite movie.  Let’s get ekphrastic fantastic.  Use your imagination and use the work as inspiration for your poem. ___________________________  FICTION PROMPT by Redd Williams Write about [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 24th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey No excuses.  Write… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey What is your favorite number?   Go to Wikipedia.  Click on the random article button on the left hand side to the count of your favorite number. (Example, 7 times)  Now, write about the subject matter in that article. *If you [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Time for some writing… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Make a list of at least 10 wishes you have for another person.  My favorite ‘wish’ poem is by the late, great Lucille Clifton, “wishes for sons”. (You can find the poem at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15601.  It is hilarious.)  Hopefully Lucille has provided some great inspiration.  [...]

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Prompt your writing...  on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Liar, liar, pants on fire, hanging on a telephone wire! Write a poem about yourself in which absolutely nothing is the truth. ___________________________ FICTION PROMPT by Redd Williams Write about a family picnic. Where is it? Who is there? Get creative [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 April 20th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about your shadow.  Webster’s defines it as “partial darkness or obscurity within a part of space from which rays from a source of light are cut off by an interposed opaque body.” How does your shadow change [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:11-07:00 April 12th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Well, write already… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Generate a list of 7 random nouns and then write at least two words that rhyme with them (or slant rhyme) – the more random and unrelated the better.  Use these words to create couplets and make sense of them in [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:12-07:00 April 5th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Summer Writing Workshops

Written By: Kari Hawkey, Poetry Editor for "The Coachella Review" If you are currently enrolled in an MFA program, you may have enough writing assignments to process and keep you busy. But what happens when you graduate? Will you continue on your own with your writing regimen and stay productive? What happens when you don’t have a professor lighting that [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:12-07:00 March 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Summer Writing Workshops

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Why not try one of these on for size... on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about the last meal you ate. Who were you with?  Did you meet a friend?  Were you alone?  Did the food give you indigestion?  What did you wish you ate instead?  Did [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!