Pictures & Prompts 203

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.


Tell the tale of a conversation between two or more people that changes their lives forever.


Write about a memorable conversation (or series of conversations) from your own childhood. Why do you think this time stands out for you?


Write an article or blog post with tips for adults who want to help children with their emotions.


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