Imagine you are standing among the trees. What does the air around you feel like? Is there a breeze? What can you smell? What can you hear? How would you describe the beams of light and the shadows without using the words light or sun? Stretch your imagination and try to find unusual, highly descriptive words.
You are standing at the bottom of these stairs looking up. Why have you come down them and what is waiting for you at the top? Alternatively, what is behind you at the bottom? Write about your situation without telling the reader exactly where you are or what is at the top of the stairs – or…… Continue reading Picture Prompt – Use sparing language
Abandoned and decaying spaces fascinate us for all sorts of reasons. It might be the imagined history of the place or even knowledge of it before it fell into disrepair. We can imagine the place is full of ghosts, but it will certainly be full of memories echoing down the corridors. What does this space…… Continue reading Picture Prompt: Abandoned Buildings
You are standing by an open window in a castle. Describe the smells, the sounds, the humidity of the air, anything you can taste, and anything you can feel around you. But do not describe anything you can see.