Author Archives: J Hardy Carroll

About J Hardy Carroll

J Hardy Carroll is a novelist and comics artist currently residing in one of those soundalike states that starts and ends with a vowel .

Manhattan Island

Welcome to What Pegman Saw, a 150-word weekly writing prompt inspired by the photos found on Google Maps. Yep, that’s really a picture of Manhattan.  Inwood Park, at the very tip of the island, is one of the few places … Continue reading

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Radium Springs, GA

Welcome to Pegman, where you let Google’s little yellow dude do the inspiring. This week we visit the sleepy Georgia town of Radium Springs. Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, will be to write up to 150 words … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Krakow, Poland

This week Pegman heads to the Mother Country, the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Krakow, Poland. The idea is to 150 words inspired by the location. What you write is up to you–fiction, essay, poetry. Keep to 150 words and you’re … Continue reading

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Pegman is MIA

Even Pegman takes a vacation. He is resting deep beneath the ground where no light can penetrate, let alone wifi. He shall return next week.

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What Pegman Saw: Tel Saki, Syria

This week, Pegman takes us to the cradle of civilization: Tel Saki, Syria.  The country has been at war longer than Pegman has been mapping, so the pictures are confined to photo sphere and often feature shattered lands and cityscapes. … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Buckhorn Iowa

For our one-year anniversary of What Pegman Saw, we take you back to where we started: a ghost town in Iowa. Buckhorn hasn’t been a town since the 20s, but there’s still plenty to explore. As always, feel free to … Continue reading

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Córdoba Argentina

Today Pegman walks through  Córdoba, Argentina. Feel free to stroll around the area using the Google street view and grab any picture you choose to include in your post. Use it to inspire you however you like. We ask that … Continue reading

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