Pictures & Prompts 166

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: khorzhevska/

Photo credit: khorzhevska/


Write the tale of a boy whose daydreams begin to come true.


When do you daydream? What do you tend to think about when you do? Spend five to ten minutes daydreaming and then write for twice that time. What did you find out about yourself or your life?


Write a guide for someone who wants to execute the ultimate headstand.



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