Non-Fiction Prompt #9

 •  January 12

Write a scene of a personal experience that risks painting you in a negative light. For example, you could write about a time you bullied somebody,...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #8

 •  January 11

This prompt is adapted from an exercise in Brian Kitelely's 3 AM Epiphany. The original prompt, titled "Déjà Vu," asks the writer to write a...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #7

 •  January 9

Find a piece of music that reminds you of a time and place from your past. Play it in the background while you write about a personal...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #6

 •  January 7

Do something you've never done before. Write about the experience. You might perform spoken word, go to a gun range, drive on the highway at...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #5

 •  January 6

The full prompt: Describe in detail a book, story, magazine, movie or TV show you loved when you were younger. Then use this as a jumping off point...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #3

 •  January 4

Since many are returning to school today after the holidays, our third prompt invites you to recall and write about a teacher from when you were in...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #2

 •  January 3

When I consider the phrase "Missed Connections," I imagine a hollow space, a kind of emptiness where a relationship might have been. Think of those...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #1

 •  January 2

For the next couple months we'll be posting non-fiction writing prompts in preparation for our 2016 Non-Fiction Contest.  Our first prompt is a...

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Introducing Creative Non-Fiction Contest Judge Ayelet Tsabari

 •  November 18

EVENT’s 2016 Non-Fiction Contest is open for submissions until April 15. Winners receive fame and fortune ($1500 in prizes!). EVENT's editor and a...

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Short-list Announcement

 •  August 20

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