Tag Archives: ideas

What Is the Theme?

Authors have many different ways to begin their work. There is no right or wrong way; every writer must find the way that works best for him or her, and that way will probably vary from time to time. A … Continue reading

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On Letting Go

In my previous blog I wrote about books so enjoyable that you don’t want them to end. Now I must confess that writers sometimes feel that way about a book they are writing. We tend to fall in love with … Continue reading

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A NEW YEAR’S CHALLENGE

I’ve written often about getting ideas from dreams. That used to happen far more frequently than it does now. In fact, I have recorded many dreams that offer good material for a novel or a short story but that I’ve … Continue reading

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IDEA GENERATORS

#SFWApro Because I’ve written several times about getting story ideas from dreams, I may have given the impression that that’s where all my ideas come from. While it’s true that most of my novels have at least one scene based … Continue reading

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