This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Writing Prompts
  • Use photos as writing prompts.

Pick a photo, any photo. Write.

Is there a story behind it? Of course there is. Even if there isn’t, it’s your task to create one.

Stuck in your writing? Pick a photo that has some story behind it and write.

Stuck in your writing? Pick a photo that has some story behind it and write.

It could be anything–in fact, anything is perfect. Maybe even something you don’t recognize or know much about. I found this photo of this … what is it anyway? A birdhouse? Maybe something to put a candle in? Who knows. But it has to have some history to it, right? Even if it doesn’t, we’ll create one.

It doesn’t need to start a novel but it’s probably more than a single line. What’s behind this birdhouse or candle house?