Pictures & Prompts 211

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: egal/

Photo credit: egal/


Tell the tale of a magical creature that inhabits colder climes. What are its special powers? What is its kryptonite?


Write about a time when you were so cold you thought you’d never warm up again.


Write an article or blog post with useful tips for winter travelers.


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