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Writing Prompt: Pictures Speak

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Pictures speak a thousand words. Open a notebook and write for 10 minutes. Don’t worry about grammar or punctuation – just write.



Photo by Lisa Katzenberger












What story would you have told as a child? What would you write about to represent simpler times? What is this four-year-old girl writing about? What does your imagination feel like?


Do YOU have an image that inspires creativity to share with Literary Mama readers? Send your photograph and a 2-3 line writing prompt to lmblogeditor (at) literarymama (dot) com. Please send only your own photographs, for which you hold the rights.

Lisa Katzenberger is a picture book writer and author. Her short stories have appeared in Jenny, PoemMemoirStory, The Genre Wars Anthology, and Foliate Oak. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and boy-girl twins. Lisa is a former fiction editor for Literary Mama.

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