Using pictures for writing prompts is a fun tool to engage the visual process with the writing process. It’s a great creative writing activity that can be used for any genre of writing—short stories, poetry, novels, science fiction, romance, etc.
Picture or photo writing prompts often help spark the imagination. Sometimes they spawn an entire new story. Other times they might help create a subplot of a story in progress, develop a new character, spark story dialog, or just send a story in a new direction. Most importantly, picture prompts for writing are fun!
Click through the list to see if any of the writing prompt pictures get your creative juices flowing. Just write whatever comes to mind and enjoy the writing process.
And, if you do use any of these image writing prompts, please consider sharing your experience in the Comments. Other writers would love to read about your creative writing experience!