Pictures & Prompts 190

To whet your appetite and keep your writing fingers limber, take a good look at the photo, or let a prompt settle in your mind. Set a timer for a reasonable amount of time, be that five, fifteen, or thirty minutes. Then start writing.

Photo credit: Melpomene/

Photo credit: Melpomene/


Tell the story of a woman who goes to the shore on a magical night and learns to fly.


Have you ever dreamed of flying? Where would you go? What would you do with this unusual talent?


Write an article for people who want to try skydiving. Where can they go in your area? What should they know ahead of time?


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