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Daily Creativity #76: Write a Story Inspired by a Renoir Painting

Look at this painting by Renoir (Dance at the Moulin de la Galette) and imagine yourself in this scene. Who are you? Why are you there? What can you see, smell, hear? What has just happened? What are you going to do next? Write a short story or prose poem inspired by this painting, from the perspective of the character you have imagined.

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    • Absolutely, yes, please do: the painting is a jumping off point and you should go wherever your imagination takes you.

    • Hi Charlotte – Click on the Submit button, and you will get a link to our Submittable site, where you will see the Flash Contest as a category. Send it to us there. Looking forward to reading it!

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