io9 has a regular feature they call Concept Art Writing Prompts. They post a piece of art and invite readers to submit stories based upon the illustration. I've started writing short—often aiming for very, very short—stories as a warm-up to my real writing. This one is based on a piece by Aband1d_Urbex.
Asylum Insanity A lot of people thought it was, well, insane to put a beauty salon inside an insane asylum. Not having a place for the Joker to have his hair done? That would have been insane.