Writing prompt: Back view


13 January 2024
Start a new piece of writing with the image of the back view of someone

Who is looking, and what is it about the view of the back of the person they’ve seen that has intrigued them?

Where have they seen the person? Is the location significant?

What happens next? Does the person looking follow the person they’ve seen? Do they know the person whose back they’ve spotted?

Does it remind them of someone? Does the back view spark a memory? Good, or bad? Does it leads to an encounter?

Write the opening passage of a story where someone sees someone - but only from the back - and it leads to a train of events.

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