Pictures & Prompts 174

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: SeanPavonePhoto/

Photo credit: SeanPavonePhoto/


Tell the tale of a couple strolling the streets of Savannah and deciding whether they should stay together. Write it from one character’s point of view and then the other’s.


Name one city in the world that you haven’t visited yet but want to. What would you expect to see there on a morning walk? What would it be like to work there? 


Write an article about the history of your neighborhood that you might submit to a local periodical.

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