- Who is the boy in the foreground?
- What do you know about him? What can you infer?
- What does his expression tell you?
- Is something wrong with his face?
- Is he hiding? Why?
- What can you see behind him? Is it the ghost of a lady? A shadow? Something else?
- What is happening?
- Why is the title ‘The Vanishings’? Who or what is vanishing? How many?
- Write an effective opening sentence/paragraph to a story based around this picture. What would be the best way to start? (Dialogue? Description? Action?) Share them in the comments.
Credit: Petur Antonsson