But Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?

When I tell people I am a writer, one of the first things they ask me is where do I get my ideas from, and I am always stuck on that answer because I don’t really know. Form my head. That’s all. One thought starts another and then another, and off we go.

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Ideas are everywhere.

Mix up your topics. I was recently watching Dan Brown talk about this in his Masterclass. And he talks about how he takes two interests that don’t usually go together and combines them. What happens when you bring two things together?

Get off your phone and pay attention.

There is a world of characters around you; you just have to pay attention to them. Eavesdrop if you want to and then take what you heard home, write it down and then add to it. See where it takes you.

Mason is an author and a teacher. He loves to write and read and will always be a life-long learner. https://www.patreon.com/masonsabre

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