Pictures & Prompts 231

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.

Image credit: soupstock/

Image credit: soupstock/


Your character wakes up on the first morning of daylight savings time and finds that time has sprung forward by a whole year. What did she miss? In your fictional world, is it possible for her to get that time back?


If you could relive (or redo) a particular time or event in your life, what would it be and why?


Write about your best techniques for using time wisely.


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