Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Topic: How to Find Salable Ideas for Writing

Purpose of this blog: Topics related to writing.

10-second review: The author lists several sources of ideas. But you have to follow up the ideas.  

Title: “Never at a Loss for Ideas.” JE Phillips. The Writer (October 2010), 38-39.

Quote: “You’ll find your daily newspaper, especially the features section, a gold mine….”

Quote: Determine what people are good at doing and write about it.

Quote: Learn something new or interview someone who interests you.

Quote: “Every problem you or your acquaintances have is an opportunity to sell a story.” Introduce the problem and then tell readers how to solve it.

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