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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 Amanda K. Jaros

In the story of your life, what colors light you up? What brightens your days? What focus leaps to the foreground? What fades to the background?


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.


Amanda Jaros is a freelance writer living in Ithaca, NY. Her essay “Blood Mountain” won the 2017 Notes From the Field contest at Flyway Journal. Other work has appeared in numerous journals and magazines including, NewfoundLife in the Finger Lakes Magazine, Highlights for Children, and Cargo Literary. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Chatham University.

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