Posts Tagged ideas

5 Tips To Spark Creativity

People don’t ask me many questions. In my current incarnation as a grumpy old man I must turn people off, and they wince when they see me coming. Sure, my kids ask me questions – especially my son – but not many others do. Maybe it has something to do with me being a smart-arse […]

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Rejected Story Ideas

When you claim to be a writer, amongst the many questions you get – normally right after “Do you write all day long?!” – is “Where do you get your ideas from?” I’ve discussed this before, but sometimes a person will then follow this up with, “Do you have any ideas that didn’t work?” Curse […]

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Clearing The Mind To Write

Brief one today! I received an email about the blog that wasn’t (a) abusive or (b) trying to sell me something. In part: “…quick question which I’d like to ask. I was curious to find out how you center yourself and clear your head prior to writing. I’ve had trouble clearing my mind in getting […]

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So… Where Do The Ideas Come From?

I’ve started hanging out with a few writers. Some are well-established, some should be well-established (because their work is really that good), some write a lot but little comes of it, while many are relatively new to this whole writing thing. And, being writers, we talk about writing and stories. I have also in the […]

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