How to Get Story Ideas

How to find inspiration and refill your writing well when you're feeling stuck or blocked with your novel, or want to start something new, play with new…
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How to Test an Idea Before Writing the First Draft
What is in your heart will stay there, write it then test it, then edit it accordingly
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Myriorama Cards to Print | creative writing blog
How to use Myriorama Cards, or "slices of landscape paintings", for writing inspiration! This technique has even been used by Sir Philip Pullman.
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Story Ideas > 100 story prompts to SPARK your imagination...
100 Story Ideas to use as writing exercises or the spark for your next story.
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How do you organize your story ideas?
How to Organize Your Story Ideas * writing advice | writing tips
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The Lazy Author's 6-Question Guide to Writing an Original Book
Why Writers Should Never Worry About Originality
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How to Use Your Writing-Life Magic Wand (Or, Finding Your Groove, Part One.) — Lucy Flint
How to find and use that most powerful of things in the writer's life: the creative groove. |
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Your All-Purpose, Idea-Discovering, Secret Weapon! (My hands-down, favorite, most-used technique.) — Lucy Flint
The easiest, clearest, best, favoritest, all-purpose idea making strategy EVER. (I love it. Can you tell? I really love it.) |
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You've Already Done Your Hardest Research (So Let's Turn It Into Idea Gold!) — Lucy Flint
You've done so much living and learning that your heart knows a TON. (With clear, vivid imagery attached, of course!) Let's get it all down, so it can fuel your most amazing ideas! (Idea Camp going strong y'all!) |
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We're Going to Be Invincible Writers! (Welcome to Idea Camp.) — Lucy Flint
It's one of the best feelings as a writer. And I'm gonna get it back. Wanna join me? |
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You Are Completely Surrounded By Potential Ideas: Here's One More Way To Capture Them! — Lucy Flint
You have a wealth of ideas right at your fingertips: here's a fun, easy way to capture them! |
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The Fun Way to Build an Army of Brilliant Little Ideas (Ready to Conquer Your Future Story Snags!) — Lucy Flint
This is a fun daily (or almost-daily) habit, guaranteed to result in an army of awesome, useable little ideas, ready to march in and conquer your future story snags. Did I mention that it's fun? Did I mention that it's easy? And it really, really works? You've got nothing to lose: let's dive in. |
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Flabbergast Yourself: Pursuing a Continual Sense of Wonder — Lucy Flint
Are you ignoring one of the core components of creativity? I kinda was. Let's fix that, so we can go write really amazing things. |
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5 AMAZING Reasons to Write a Short Story: Develop and Market Your Novel | DARCY PATTISON
5 Amazing Reasons to Write a Short Story |
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Old School Ways to Find Inspiration / How to Be Inspired
5 Old School Ways to Find Inspiration