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Finding ideas Writing Inspiration

38 plot ideas (plus 7 ways to find more)

Plot ideas – where can you find them when you’re thinking about what to write next? Read seven ways to come up with ideas and 38 plot idea examples.

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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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Finding ideas Writing exercises

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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Writing infographics Writing Inspiration

Story plot ideas: 8 fun ways to find your premise

Finding story plot ideas that grab hold of your imagination is easy if you know where to look. Try these 8 ways to find a strong premise for your story:

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Writing advice Writing Motivation

88 inspiring quotes about writing a novel

These 88 inspiring quotes about writing, divided into 8 categories, offer inspiration to finish writing a novel:

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Writing Inspiration

Finding good story ideas in your genre

Finding good story ideas in your genre is easier when you read broadly and know your genre well. Read tips for finding and developing an idea that will appeal to other fans of your genre:

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Story Development Story Structure Themes

Central idea vs theme: Developing your novel’s ideas

The central idea of a story is the seed from which the offshoots of plot, character and theme grow. It’s the core scenario that sets the action in motion. The themes of a novel are the general ideas and principles┬áthe story explores. When you examine central idea vs theme, both form the fundamental core of a story – the possible meanings and ideas readers take away. Here are 5 tips for building meaning in a novel using your central idea and themes:

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Finding ideas Writing Inspiration

How to find book ideas: 15 easy methods

Story ideas lie waiting in the unlikeliest (as well as most obvious) places. If you’re wondering how to find book ideas, these 15 methods will help:

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