Pictures & Prompts 158

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:  LiliGraphie/

Photo credit:  LiliGraphie/


Imagine that your character discovered this treasure trove of old letters and postcards. She finds a document that makes her question everything she knows about life. What does it say?


What letters or notes have you saved from the past? What do they mean to you? Do you reread them often?


Write a letter to someone you appreciate letting her or him know how you feel.


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