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How to Get Ideas for Stories Part One: Exercise

“I don’t have ANY ideas!!!”

I hear this a lot from my students. It’s just hard to know what to write about. In this video series, I’m going to share with you the secrets I’ve learned to always having something to write about. In this first video, you will learn why you struggle to come up with ideas for stories.

How to Get Ideas for Stories Part Two: The Secret to Writing

The problem isn’t that we DON’T have ideas for stories; the problem is we have too many, and we suffer from analysis paralysis.

In this video, I share an inspiring story with you to encourage you to write and read to achieve your writing dreams.

At the end of the video, I’ll also share a story starter with you.

How to Get Ideas for Stories Part Three: The Writer’s Sketchbook

Now that you know the secret of writing, you may be wondering how to get started. That’s what this video is all about: starting a Writer’s Sketchbook.”

“What is that?” you might ask.

“Watch this video,” I reply.

How to Get Ideas for Stories Part Four: Sketchbook Examples

If you’re a visual person, it may help you to see some examples of the writer’s sketchbook. That’s what this video is all about.