What if We Have an Old House…?

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Often when I’m doing an interview, one of the most popular questions will be how or where do I get my ideas for stories. Sometimes the interviewer is more specific and asks where I got the idea for a particular story. That can be a hard question to answer clearly. That’s because ideas bombard an author from every direction. The …

Hunting Down that Idea Fairy

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Where do you get your ideas? That’s a question I’m often asked, especially when I talk to young people. It’s a question most all writers are asked at one time or another. Here’s an answer I stumbled across last week. I’m not familiar with Sarah Zette’s writing, but I have to admire her sense of humor here where she’s obviously …

The Mystery of Ideas

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A New Mystery Photo Are you ready for a new mystery photo? Here it is to the left. Leave a guess to have an entry in my book giveaway. If you’ve guessed on the other posts, guessing here will give you another entry. You don’t have to guess right. Just guess. I’ve really enjoyed all your comments and guesses.  Sunday’s …

Mushroom Ideas

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”Where do you get your ideas?” This is surely the question most writers hear the most. At least this writer does. How do you think up stuff? How did you think up this particular stuff? Those are all good questions and ones that are not always easy to answer. I’ve written a lot of books. Some of them have been published, and …