The following is part one of a series of guest posts by Janice Hardy, the founder of Fiction University
, a website with “over 1,000 articles to help you take your writing to the next level!”
Where to Find Ideas for Your Novel
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy
Although ideas may come to us at any time, creating a novel idea on demand is often difficult. No one can truly tell you where to begin—they can only offer only suggestions on where to look for inspiration. I know what works for me, but if you’re the type of writer who always starts with characters, giving you a plot point to brainstorm with will probably get you nowhere. If you build up from a premise, giving you ways to create cool characters might muddle your brain.
One thing is consistent though. No matter how you develop an idea, something triggers that first spark of inspiration.
Here are some common activities that can spark inspiration: CLICK HERE