Pictures & Prompts 191

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: graphicphoto/

Photo credit: graphicphoto/


How did this man end up with flowers in his beard? How will he react when he wakes up? Tell the story.


Write about your dreams. Do you dream every night? Do you remember them on waking? Write about a time when a dream changed the course of your life.  


Write an article or blog post explaining how someone can learn to apply the wisdom of their dreams.


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