Saturday, January 24, 2009

February POW Photos

Here are the photographs for February's writing challenge. My apologies for being a day late on getting these posted.

I've opted to omit the "Purpose" category for at least this month. I seem to have a heck of a time finding a picture that carries this theme well, and I also figured we are all pretty good at determining where we want our respective stories to go without this one prompt. Please let me know your thoughts about this decision in the comment section.

If you would like the details for this writing challenge please click here. The simplified version is as follows: Take a look at the pictures, interpret them and then write a story based on what you see and/or feel. (Remember, you don't have to use the picture verbatim, the emotion it elicits can be your inspiration as well)

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Photo Credits: AttributionNoncommercialShare Alike Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
(From Flickr.com/creative commons, unless otherwise noted)

Main Character- Jeff Epp
Backdrop- Old Shoe Woman
Item- cameronconner
Wild Card #1- Vermin Inc
Wild Card #2- ekpallerson
Wild card #3- marblegravy

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If you would like to include the pictures in your story without the graphic, here they are by themselves.



The posting dates for this writing challenge will be February 16-19

Looking forward to another great bunch of stories.

Happy writing.

14 comments:

BJ Roan said...

I already have ideas swirling around. Nice group of pics.

maryt/theteach said...

Jeff, I know I haven't joined in on your POW meme, I haven't done any writing memes of late. But I want to say I love the idea and the photos for this week and I'll be back to read the results... Hope you're fine and dandy and doing okay! :)

Maggie May said...

Have taken details. Hoping for inspiration!
Nice pictures.

Dr.John said...

Looks like the beginning of another great story for somebody.

Jeff B said...

BJ- After I assembled all of the pictures, an idea came to me for a story. Hopefully it will make it onto paper now.

Mary- Thank you for checking in. I'm doing good. A bit tired right now, but other than that all systems are go.

Maggie May- Plenty of directions these could go I'm thinking. Hope you find your writing inspiration.

Dr John- I hope that somebody includes you as well.

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Great pictures Jeff and I will give it my best shot this time. A

Akelamalu said...

They're not speaking to me yet but hopefully the more I stare at them inspiration will come!

Re leaving out the purpose picture I don't think it will make much difference Jeff we can just work with what you give us. :)

Cherie said...

Great shots! Thanks for putting it together.

Gene Bach said...

Hey Jeff, have I told you lately that you suck? Well, you do.

Desert Songbird said...

If I didn't know any better, by the title of your post, I'd think you were a milblog (military blog).

katherine. said...

I need to actually schedule time to write. I miss it.

jennifer said...

I like this set of pictures a lot. I know you have heard it said "Write what you know". Last months pics felt 'unfamiliar'. I am going to save these and start thinking. I really would like to participate again!

Have a great week Jeff.

Starrlight said...

I am gonna try this out this month if I can get a break!

San said...

Those are stimulating prompts. It's a creative concept you've come up with, Jeff.