DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 10

This week’s prompt comes from Anna Ross, Dorchester poet and Advisory Board volunteer with Write on the DOT. Anna writes: Choose a line from either a favorite song or a hated earworm and turn it into a Golden Shovel poem (each word of your chosen line is the final word in each successive line ofContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 10”

DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 9

This week’s prompt comes from Chelsey Grasso, alum of the UMass Boston MFA program in Creative Writing who has published in past volumes of the Write on the DOT journal. Chelsey writes: There is a beautiful craft essay out there by Carole Maso entitled, “Notes of a Lyric Artist Working in Prose: A Lifelong ConversationContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 9”

DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 6

This week’s prompt comes from Write on the DOT Program Advisor and Dorchester writer, Aaron Devine. Aaron writes: For the past 6 years, my wife and I have lived on the first floor of a 3 Decker home near the intersection of Dot Ave and Columbia Road. A few years back, I came up withContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 6”

DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 3

This week’s prompt was submitted by Matt Shiels, a first-year fiction writer in the UMass Boston MFA in Creative Writing program and our Season 10 Coordinator for Write on the DOT. Matt writes: Music can be used to speak about social issues, culture and politics. Many writers are inspired by the ways music speaks to them,Continue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 3”