Thursday photo prompt: Honour #writephoto


Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 16th January and link back to this post with a pingback to be included in the round-up.  There is no word limit and no style requirements, except to keep it fairly family friendly.

For visually challenged writers, the image shows the torso of a sculpted knight, upon which rests a red rose and a handwritten message. I have blurred some of the details of the message to allow imagination some scope, but what is still visible reads “In memory of a loyal knight of the House of … who gave…”

All posts will be featured in the round-up on Thursday January 17th at 10am GMT, linking back to the original posts of contributors. Throughout the week I will feature as many of the responses here on the Daily Echo as space allows and (more or less) in the order in which they come in.

You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up. Please visit and read the stories and poems and explore the sites of their writers. I will feature as many contributions as I can on the blog during the week.

Please link your post to this by creating a pingback. If you are unsure of how to create a pingback, Hugh has an excellent tutorial here.

Pingbacks need to be manually approved, so either check back to make sure that the pingback has appeared or simply copy and paste your link into the comments section of this post.

Feel free to use #writephoto logo or include the prompt photo in your post if you wish or you can replace it with one of your own to illustrate your work. Don’t forget to use the #writephoto hashtag in your title so your posts can be found.

Meanwhile, I would like to invite all writephoto regulars to come and introduce themselves on the blog as my  guest!

Click here for details

Have fun!

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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108 Responses to Thursday photo prompt: Honour #writephoto

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  5. Patty says:

    Reblogged this on Campbells World and commented:
    Hello fellow bloggers, authors, etc.
    Here is yet another way to show off your talent, and Sue has even provided a written description so that everyone can participate.
    Be sure to read the rules and have fun.


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  8. trentpmcd says:

    Hi Sue, great photo but I want to know what the note says! Since my serial is done, here is a new story. A little different. I hope you enjoy:

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  13. Hello Sue- My contribution to this wonderful photo prompt:


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  15. This is so beautiful and evocative, Sue. Can’t wait to warm up the laptop. 😀


  16. Thanks for adding description for visually challenged writers. This is so considerate of you.
    the image itself is worth a thousand stories.

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  18. hrh66 says:

    Thanks for the prompt. I can see lots of stories come out of this one! Here’s mine;


  19. Encroaching upon one of my favourite pastimes this week, Larkin described it so eloquently, much better than my try at


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  22. Here’s my touching, heart-breaking epic saga for this week Sue:

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  28. Hello Sue! Here goes my take on yet another invigorating prompt!


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  33. Hélène - Willow Poetry says:
    Thank you Sue. It was a fantastic prompt.


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  36. Hi Sue,

    None of my pingbacks have worked for other prompts during the last couple of days. I am sure WP thinks I am a spammer. I wrote a dreadful poem (because I am terrible at poetry) but it seemed to be the way my mind wanted to go in response to your fantastic picture prompt:


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  41. notestowomen says:

    Hi Sue,

    Here’s my contribution. Something different this time around.



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  43. aheartforafrica641064503 says:

    Hi Sue,

    I like the photo. I’m a big fan of medieval/European history. Here’s my story.



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  45. deborahsdeliberations says:

    Hi Sue,

    Here’s my story. I love the photo prompt. Very romantic.



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