Pictures & Prompts 201

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: SSS200/

Photo credit: SSS200/


This squirrel has an urgent message for you. What is it?


Write about an encounter you've had with a small woodland animal.


Write a blog post or article about local wildlife or write about what people can do if they encounter a wounded animal.



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