Sometimes it can be useful to figure out more about the characters (the people) in your stories before you start writing. Even if it doesn’t all end up in your final piece of writing, information about your characters can help you get ideas about what might happen in the story, or even inspire a sequel! You might like to try some of the ideas below: Continue reading
Are you a big reader? Reading other people’s books can be fantastic inspiration for your own writing. The next time you’re in a library, or even just sorting through your own bookshelf, you might like to try some of the ideas below: Continue reading
Happy New Year everyone! The start of a new year can be a great time to work on new writing projects, but sometimes just getting started can be the hardest part of writing a story. If you’re not sure where to begin, try using one of the sentences below as your first line. Continue reading
Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you’re all having a fantastic holiday, and are enjoying the festive season. Christmas can be a great source of inspiration for stories and poetry, whether it’s writing about the people you spent time with, the things you did over the holidays, or maybe even writing about a gift you gave or received. If you’re not sure where to start, you might like to try some of the ideas below.
Do you send out holiday cards or letters? Writing letters or cards can be a great holiday project, and mail can be a fabulous source of ideas for stories and poetry. Along with writing to family and friends over the holidays, you might like to try one or more of the ideas below.