Pictures & Prompts 157

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Image credit:  Algol2/

Image credit:  Algol2/


Tell the story of the arrival of dragons in your hometown.


What fantastical stories did you enjoy as a child? Do you still read them? What about them has stuck with you all of these years?


Research and write about a fantasy author you admire. Make note of what inspired her or him.


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