Posts Tagged ‘ideas’

Writing – The Ideas Factory

September 24th, 2011 4 comments

When I was a teenager, ideas came thick and fast. This stopped being the case long ago, but that doesn’t mean the ability to come up with new ideas is gone. Maybe I’m just out of practice. Read more…

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A use for a journal

November 13th, 2010 No comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a new journal that my wife bought me. I think I’ve now found a god use for it, so read on for one idea about how to use a journal. Read more…

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Revisiting Old Work. Again.

August 26th, 2010 No comments

So a few months back, I wrote a post about how stupid it is to revisit old work.  Well, this week I’m playing devil’s advocate.  Read more…

Revisiting old work

February 25th, 2010 No comments

OK, never, EVER do this. Seriously, if you haven’t looked at a piece of work in over a year, then you’d be better off just deleting it.

OK, well now that that advice has been readily ignored, allow me to explain. Read more…

Generating Ideas

August 27th, 2009 No comments

This is never something I’ve had a problem with. I’m not saying they’re all terribly good ideas. Some are downright awful in fact. I have files full of half baked ideas, stories I’ve started and haven’t gone anywhere, characters, titles even – with no stories to go with them – but I’ve never hit a spot where I’ve thought “I’m all out of idea’s”. Read more…

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What Do You Do When You Get A New Idea?

April 9th, 2009 No comments

Some people have to search for new ideas, or need to find ways of generating them. For a lot of people, a new idea is precious. So, what do you do to look after this delicate and valuable seed? Read more…