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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: vlad star/

Photo credit: vlad star/


Tell the story of a woman who goes on a blind date at a park.


Write about parks you played in when you were young. Have you visited them recently? How have they changed from the way you remembered them?


Write a guide to the proper maintenance of a bicycle.


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