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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: d13/

Photo credit: d13/


Tell the story of a young child experiencing his first train ride.


What is your favorite way to travel? When did you first travel that way? What do you like about it?


Write a guide to help people who are traveling with young children.


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