Here's the second photo in the series that began a couple of weeks ago: A Picture's Worth . . . How Many Words? (Click on the link to see the first one.) The point? A prompt that's the opposite of a photo challenge. Instead of finding or shooting a photo to suit the word/s, you bring … Continue reading A Picture’s Worth . . . How Many Words? # 2
Worthy Words: A Peculiar Crossroads
The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location. —Flannery O'Connor (1925–1964), Mystery and Manners, part 2 (1969). How profound is this concept, and how true? Flannery O'Connor is one of my favorite writers. A master of the short story, she is famous for blending … Continue reading Worthy Words: A Peculiar Crossroads
A Picture’s Worth . . . How Many Words?
Something New at The Writerly Life: Photo Prompts For years I kept a folder of photographs (yes, real ones, printed out or clipped from magazines and newspapers) and used them as writing prompts for my students. I would set the pictures up around the room and let the students browse until something "struck them" about … Continue reading A Picture’s Worth . . . How Many Words?