Pictures & Prompts 198

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: ouh_desire/

Photo credit: ouh_desire/


An exhausted NaNoWriMo writer steps outside for a walk and finds that her world now resembles the setting of her novel. What happens next?


Think about a time when you took on and accomplished a big task. How did you feel at the beginning? When you completed it? What was the secret of your success?


Share your tips for maintaining stamina on a big project.


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