Pictures & Prompts 214

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: dobragrafika/

Photo credit: dobragrafika/


Tell the tale of peculiar ink that makes what’s written come true. Imagine what would happen if it fell into the wrong hands.


Record your first memory of writing. Where were you? How old were you? How did you feel about writing?


Write about calligraphy and how someone who is interested could get started.


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