Pictures & Prompts 181

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: De Visu/

Photo credit: De Visu/


The train this woman is waiting for brings her someone she doesn’t quite expect. Who is it, and what happens next?


Are you a patient person? Do you hate waiting for anything? Explore your relationship with the times when your life is on hold.


Write an article with tips for people who travel frequently and need to de-stress on the go.


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