When you think about Instagram, your first thought isn’t usually of a place to find quality writing. Instagram is by nature image-based, so you wouldn’t expect it to be a great source of writing content, right?
Instagram is a veritable hotbed of writing talent. If you’re into poetry, in particular, there’s a world of inspiration on there. Check out this list of recommended Instagrams for you to make use of as a writer.
Poets is an account that sources and shares some of the best poetry on Instagram. A great starting point if you’re looking for poetry inspiration.
I love this account so much. I can’t even explain why really, but it really works for me. Go and check out Amoralee’s work for yourself!
Darksentences is a great Instagram for writers, they have loads of variety in the writing that they share and provide opportunities for you to have your work featured too.
I love these simple but direct poems. They always make me stop and think.
The Unpaid Writer
The unpaid writer in us all should appreciate these words of wisdom. Microtales are a key thing for Instagram writers and you’ll find plenty of those here.
Another great place to find inspiration for your poems or short stories.
One of my
Daily Writing Tips
Sometimes it’s helpful to have a starting point or topic to get your brain firing up in the mornings, and I love this account for helping me to do that.
Because sometimes, you just have to laugh about your lack of progress.
It had to feature in here somewhere, didn’t it? So NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) happens every November, but this year the Instagram account is holding an #InstaWrimo challenge all through September too. Kick start your writing habit here!
Nearly Complete showcases writing across it’s Instagram and website, offering competition spots for new and aspiring authors.
Writing Routines is a fantastic account that looks at the writing advice and routines of some of the world’s most famous authors. A great place to find some motivation when writer’s block hits.
Another great place to submit and share your work, and discover writing inspiration from others.
I just love this account. Some beautiful words and interesting perspectives.
Ok, so I know this is a bit of a cheat, but here’s how I use my Instagram as a writer. It’s a bit of a mix of poems and micro tales at the moment, but it’s useful for me to have a visual reference of my work too.
So there you have it, 15 amazing Instagrams for you to check out if you’re a writer. I’d love to know where you find inspiration for creating your content, whether it’s stories, poems or web copy.
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