Photographic Writing Prompts for Paranoid Characters

Pictures to put you in the mood for writing scenes of paranoia and fear.

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the clock

 

Time erodes our lives like fear erodes our confidence.

 

who's there

 

Please don’t turn, please don’t turn…

 

between the shades

 

Lace curtains can’t disguise bad intentions, but they can distract from the voyeur watching you.

 

peek

 

Is someone out there?

 

dolly

 

“Dolly, look…”

 

watching

 

“They told me that house was abandoned. I’m not so sure.”

 

closed

 

The windows are closed, but the things we fear remain inside…with us.

 

what lies beneath

 

“I thought I felt something tug at my leg under the table…”

 

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I hope you enjoyed this series of pictures and prompts. Leave your own captions in the comments below!