Pictures & Prompts 139

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: l i g h t p o e t/

Photo credit: l i g h t p o e t/


Write the story of a farmer who finds an unusual crop in his orchard.


Write about springtime and what it means to you. Do you like this time of year? Why or why not? What are your favorite and least favorite aspects of the season?


Write a guide to the plants that grow well in your area in the spring.


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