Generating Story Ideas
Linus Pauling said it well: "The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas." Successful writers will tell you they often make multiple false starts before settling on a concept that can really go the distance––but exactly where do those original ideas come from? In this class novelist Kim Wright will teach you how to separate the concepts that are mere glimmers from those that hold narrative gold. We'll talk about stealing ideas from real life, snatching inspiration seemingly from mid-air, and how a combination of reality and fantasy often leads to the best stories.
Kim Wright is the author of Love in Mid Air, The Unexpected Waltz, The Canterbury Sisters, Last Ride to Graceland and The Longest Day of the Year. As The Story Doctor, she coaches and offers developmental editing. Kim is a Charlotte Lit Authors Lab faculty member and coach. When she’s not teaching, writing, and editing, she's often talking about writing on Twitter @Kim_Wright_W or at Instagram @kimwiley55.