Monthly Prompts - Visual & Written Prompts

Prompts for the November Issue
Get Creating!

This month’s first prompt is brought to you by the New York Times, as part of their collection of resources to help teens document these extraordinary times. On top of submitting your responses to this prompt to Knightwatch, the New York Times is encouraging students to submit to their Coming of Age in 2020 Contest. The NYT deadline for this prompt in particular is November 12th, and you can learn more about the prompt here

Written Prompts

1. How has 2020 challenged and changed you? ( prompt from The New York Times)


2. Ghost Train (creative prompt from


3. “Um, sorry. That one’s not for sale.” (dialogue prompt from

Visual Prompts from