There are several reasons writing prompts are important. They help shake Writers Block, start the thought process for a piece of flash fiction, short story or novel. Some writers who are in between writing projects will us them as a writing exercise as they know writing every day is a way to hone and keep their skills sharp.
Thee are two types of Writing Prompts. Written and Visual. ThunderHorse Publishing uses the Visual. Why?
We all see the picture, event or person. However how we process what we see is unique to each individual.