Category Archives: Story Ideas

Game of Thrones’ Author’s Take on Story Ideas

George R. R. Martin, author of the novel series ‘Game of Thrones,’ and an ongoing TV series on HBO, has this to say about story ideas: Ideas are cheap. I have more ideas now than I could ever write up. To … Continue reading

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Creativity – When Creative Confidence Crashes

Back in the late 1990’s after a period of prolific writing as I honed my craft, and just before I might have burst into traditional publishing, I crashed and burned emotionally with a major bout of clinical depression. I stopped writing entirely, … Continue reading

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Story Ideas – A New Character & Story Resource

I came across a page on Facebook today that jump-started my writer’s imagination and quickly sent it into over-drive. Before I give you the link, let me tell you what all it has. There are vintage photos of people, for … Continue reading

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Story Ideas: Outside Your Window

Looking for something to write about? Here are two ideas from Kristi Tencarre, whose writing prompts are some of the only ones that I’m even interested in, because of her unique eye and the spin she puts on them. She … Continue reading

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Publishing: Past, Present, Future

A Publishing Overview   The infographic below depicts a fast-forward view of the history of publishing. This fascinating but all-too-brief view is just the tip of the iceberg. And the future of publishing is wide open. Jump in. Feet first. … Continue reading

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