A Writing Prompt Using a Photograph as Inspiration
Photographs capture the surface details we need to draw readers into our created realities, whether it be fiction or nonfiction. And the subjects they contain can raise questions about relationship dynamics and personality quirks, helping us piece together character profiles.
For one of our writing exercises, Annette and I invite participants to choose an intriguing photograph that relates to their current project:
1. Look at that photo very closely. Make a list. What’s happening there? Describe your emotional response. What can you say about the people or their stories? What can you surmise about […]