Friday Freewrite: News Photo

Choose a photo from the newspaper or a news magazine. Cut it out and mount it on a plain background (away from the words that were with it).

If you have a clear stand of some sort (photo frame or clear page holder), put it inside on the table top.

Look at it quietly for a few minutes. Then freewrite a list of words to go with the picture. Do that for three minutes.

Then set the timer for seven more minutes and write a paragraph, letter, dialog, or short story using the word list (if relevant).

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