Writing Prompt “The Woman in the Photograph”

Theme: Image Writing Prompt “The Woman in the Photograph”

Many writers draw their inspiration from art or images. There are so many different stories that could be told from this one detailed picture.

Use this image as inspiration for your story, it can be the image as a whole, a single part of it, or several elements inside the image itself.

Who is she? Where is she? Is there something in the photo that you can’t see? How does it change your character’s life to discover her identity?

Required Elements:

  • The story must be based on the photograph displayed:

Word Count: 1,200

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