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photo credit: stokkete/

photo credit: stokkete/

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.


Tell the story a hiker who stumbles upon this skull and snake.  What happens next?


How do you feel about snakes? Were you scared of them as a child? Are you still?


Write a guide to help people identify venomous snakes and what to do if they encounter one.



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