Get ready for more Spilling Ink Story Starters! This week, we're using pictures as a way to rev up your storytelling mind. As usual, it's a collaboration: the pictures are by Anne Mazer; the story ideas are by Ellen Potter. Try one out and see what happens! - Anne and Ellen
Story Starter for Clayton, NY: A joyous leap into the river? Maybe, maybe not. Try imagining a different scenario, one that is grim and sinister.
Story Starter for Frog, Staring: Not long ago this frog was an orthodontist. What the heck happened? You tell us.
Story Starter for Peacock: Try your hand at creating a legend that explains why it is unlucky to have peacock feathers in the home.
Story Starter for Man on a Bicycle: Zero in on a piece of this photo and start writing about it. Then let your view widen as your story progresses.