Delve behind bars for this month’s Writing Challenge!
Each month, The Poisoned Martini presents a photo to spark your creativity. Such images, because of their visual nature, vividly speak to writers and spark ideas for writing. View the image below and write a scene, a short story, a chapter, a novella, or maybe even a novel. Consider what the image means to you, what it reminds you of, or explore what it could be. Ponder what you see and then put pen to paper or finger to keyboard.
June’s image featured the mysterious Zoltar. The 1988 movie Big, starring Tom Hanks, featured a Zoltar fortune telling machine like this one. This particular Zoltar was in front of the Houdini’s Magic Shop in the New York, New York in Las Vegas. View the image, taken in June 2014, here.
Put yourself in solitary confinement and force yourself to write inspired by this month’s scene.