Lately, I’ve taken to writing from photographs, most of which I have taken. It is fun to go back to my own memories of the moment the picture was taken, write those, and then write about the same setting from the point of view of a character I’m creating in a story at the time.
This picture was taken on one of my many trips to Malaysia’s fantastic beaches, and I enjoyed reliving the warm water splashing against my ankles, the wet sand between my toes, the breeze on my arms, the blinding sunlight and that blue, blue spread of the ocean.
Have you ever tried writing based on one of your old pictures? Relived memories? What did it feel like?
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