Finding the Spark

A short list of ways to find story ideas: Be observant. Look around and wonder about the things you see. Think about why something is happening and what could happen. Read. Find a book out of your usual comfort zone. Dig in and see what kinds of ideas come to mind. Consider how something might work in your story. Listen. Be a people watcher and people listener. Eavesdrop on conversations. Think about how a conversation…

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