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Each week, we issue a writing prompt to our own staff, guest contributors, and readers like you. We welcome guest submissions, so if you’re interested in being featured or regularly contributing to the site, email your responses to kelaine.conochan [at]

Everybody’s talking because there’s some hot gossip around town. They all know what’s up, but you’re out in the cold. You’re just burning to hear the latest. So you amble up to your friends, desperately craving the 4-1-1, the low down, the intel, the dish. SPILL THE TEA, SISTERS!

Whether a spicy chai or a mellow chamomile, this week’s prompt puts the ooooooooh in oolong.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: SPILL THE TEA

This week, we’re looking for new original pieces, using SPILL THE TEA as our prompt.

If you’ve got an inspired ideas about how to respond to this week’s prompt, send us your submission of 400-700 words. Write us anything that comes to mind when you think of SPILL THE TEA. It can be a personal essay, a poem, short story, script, or anything else original and fresh. Ironic or sincere, real or imagined—just make it worth our while and we’ll publish it, include it in our newsletter, and give you the chance to join the creative, talented staff writers here at The Prompt.

Email your responses to by Friday February 5th at midnight EST.

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