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    Hello!
    My teacher gave me this task today to write a short story using the inspiration of a picture. I chose the picture "Autoritratto" by Vincent van Gogh.

    I am completely wiped for ideas. Any good suggestions?

    Thank you.
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    (Original post by Kleinfeld)
    Hello!
    My teacher gave me this task today to write a short story using the inspiration of a picture. I chose the picture "Autoritratto" by Vincent van Gogh.

    I am completely wiped for ideas. Any good suggestions?

    Thank you.
    Kleinfeld
    why would you pick that, it looks awful? do the starry night, that'll give you something to write about.
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    (Original post by Kleinfeld)
    Hello!
    My teacher gave me this task today to write a short story using the inspiration of a picture. I chose the picture "Autoritratto" by Vincent van Gogh.

    I am completely wiped for ideas. Any good suggestions?

    Thank you.
    Kleinfeld
    Describe the features in the picture
    Hint at who the man is via description, make a background story ie: where he is etc., what he's doing
    You could easily turn this into some sort of horror short but honestly it depends how you write.
    Plan it and see where it takes you
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    (Original post by KnowledgeIsBest)
    why would you pick that, it looks awful? do the starry night, that'll give you something to write about.
    That was the only picture left that i thought looked decent.
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    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    Describe the features in the picture
    Hint at who the man is via description, make a background story ie: where he is etc., what he's doing
    You could easily turn this into some sort of horror short but honestly it depends how you write.
    Plan it and see where it takes you
    Thank you!
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    (Original post by Kleinfeld)
    Thank you!
    I hope this helps you!I had to do a similar thing to this for my GCSE Coursework
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    (Original post by Kleinfeld)
    That was the only picture left that i thought looked decent.
    does that mean you're changing to the starry night?
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    (Original post by KnowledgeIsBest)
    does that mean you're changing to the starry night?
    I could do that, yes. What can i write about that?
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    (Original post by Kleinfeld)
    I could do that, yes. What can i write about that?
    anything that comes to your mind when you think of the title, the picture, the setting, etc

    I recommend a story about aliens, think about the words "starry night", stars are very old, so think about what the title might be saying.
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    (Original post by KnowledgeIsBest)
    anything that comes to your mind when you think of the title, the picture, the setting, etc

    I recommend a story about aliens, think about the words "starry night", stars are very old, so think about what the title might be saying.
    I'll think about it. Thanks
 
 
 
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