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Where Inspiration Begins

Posted by on Sep 13, 2010 in creativity, inspiration | 0 comments

A common question writers get is, “Where do you get the ideas for your stories?” Stephanie Meyer had a dream that inspired “Twilight.” JK Rowling had an image of a boy wizard pop into her head while riding a train. Rick Riordan wanted a story for his AD/HD son. So many people I meet claim they have an “idea for a great story.” It may not be fleshed out, but the seed is there. So there doesn’t seem to be anything unique about getting the idea. It’s what happens after that first prompt that defines a writer. Every day is full of inspiration if the writer opens their life to those prompts....

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