Sample Writing Exercise

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Using pictures as a springboard for writing.
A picture can often stimulate the mind when there seems to be nothing to write about. Pictures of more than one person in an interesting setting can provide an idea for a dialogue. Nature pictures can help to ensure that a haiku poem is about a single moment. They can also provide concrete images for description. (Many calendars contain pictures that are ideal for haiku poetry.)

Rewriting a portion of a story.
Make a new version of a story by relating an incident from a different character's perspective or by presenting the incident in the form of a play.