Pictures & Prompts 200

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: prometeus/

Photo credit: prometeus/


This woman has just accepted a mission of vital importance. Tell the story of how she goes about accomplishing it.


Write about a character from a book, movie, or television that you wanted to be when you were a child. 


Write an article or blog post about the way you create characters for stories.


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