Pictures & Prompts 135

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 some amount of time, be that five, fifteen, or thirty minutes, and start writing.

photo credit: mazzur/

photo credit: mazzur/


Tell the story of someone who visits a far away land and immediately feels at home.


Write about a time when you visited a monument that moved or inspired you.


Write a guide directing visitors to the overlooked but must-see sites in and around your hometown.


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