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Book ideas: 12 fun ways to find them

Read 12 fun ways to find a book idea, from exploring myths and legends to poring through digital archives, doing as Disraeli advised, and more.

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Finding ideas Story Development

How to develop a story idea: 7 essential exercises

Learning how to develop a story idea comes with practice and staying curious. These 7 story development exercises will help you ask questions and flesh out rudimentary ideas with greater substance and detail:

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Finding ideas How to start a book

What are good topics for novels? 14 ways to find winners

Whether you’re between projects or planning on writing your first book, there are many ways to decide what are good novel topics. Here are 14 ideas for how to find book topics:

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Finding ideas Writing Inspiration

Writing prompt ideas: 10 ideas from top authors

Seeking writing inspiration? Read 10 writing prompt ideas drawn from top authors’ novels, books on writing, interviews, essays and blog posts:

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Finding ideas Romance Writing

Story ideas: Romance brainstorming in 8 easy steps

Looking for the kind of story ideas romance directors dream of? You could grow your idea from a ‘meet cute’ scenario. Or find what drives a natural (or unlikely) duo’s mutual attraction. Try these 8 simple steps to develop a memorable romantic story or arc:

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What should I write about? 7 tips to leap in

Are you wondering, ‘What should I write about?’ these tips will help you leap in and find ideas for a story and sketch scenes to expand it:

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40 writing topics to inspire your next story

Getting inspiration through writing topics and prompts is one way to find your next story idea. Here are 40 writing topics organized by genre plus ways to come up with your own:

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Generating ideas for stories: 7 fun ways

When you’re stumped, generating ideas for stories may turn out to be surprisingly easy. Try these 7 fun approaches:

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How to get writing ideas: 7 insights from Goodreads

Where do great writing ideas come from? Ideas arise from many places. Questions about broad societal issues. Visual images that linger in your imagination. Questions such as ‘what if…’ and ‘why is it that…’. Read 7 insights on how to get writing ideas from Goodreads’ author interviews: