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Where do writers find their ideas?

Authors Get Their Ideas Everywhere

Mainly because we don’t know where to begin. Authors get their ideas everywhere. Newspapers, TV, movies, other books, overheard conversations, dreams, nightmares, people we’ve met, loved, hated, been married to. And sometimes we have no idea how we got an idea!

What are good questions to ask writers?

Use this list of suggested questions when preparing to interview an author.

  • When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
  • How long does it take you to write a book?
  • What is your work schedule like when you’re writing?
  • What would you say is your interesting writing quirk?
  • How do books get published?

What questions do writers ask themselves?

In this article, I’m going to share the five essential questions aspiring writers should ask themselves if they want to improve their writing skills.

Ask yourself:

  • Why do you write? …
  • How do you change people? …
  • What can you write that no one else can? …
  • How do you connect your emotions to your story?

Can you write books online?

There are many websites for writing a book online and getting feedback as you go. Now Novel, Scribophile, Wattpad and more. Again, as with finding the right website for outlining or developing your work, ask: What do I want to achieve?

What is your writing kryptonite?

The quote is attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Our strength grows out of our weakness.” I heard this same sentiment articulate another way: “Our weaknesses are our strengths taken to an extreme.” So what’s my writing kryptonite? Perfectionism. Heavy revising.

What should you not ask an author?

Personal Topics Unrelated to Books or Writing

Refrain from asking or telling authors anything that doesn’t have to do with books or writing. Even if you think it’s a compliment. I hate when people comment on my weight, for example, even if it’s because I’ve recently lost a couple pounds.

What are the 5 questions you should answer when writing a story?

So, without further ado here are 5 essential questions to plot out your story.

  • What is your character’s situation at the start of the story? …
  • What is the inciting incident? …
  • What obstacles does your character encounter? …
  • What happens to make the situation worse? …
  • What is the final resolution?

What are the two questions to ask yourself before writing anything?

Then ask yourself these five questions before you even start writing.

  • Who is my reader? Clients. …
  • Who is not my reader? …
  • What do I want my reader to do? …
  • What does my reader need to know in order to do what I want them to do? …
  • What if we don’t publish?

How do you ask for writing skills?

Questions about experience and background

  1. How do you know if your content is performing well?
  2. How would you capture the voice of the organization?
  3. Describe the most significant report or written work you have completed.
  4. How have you developed your writing skills?
  5. What is your favorite thing to write?

What is the best website for writers?

15 Writing Websites & Online Resources to Help You Write Your Own Story

  • Writer’s Digest – Character Development Sheets. …
  • The Write Practice – Characterization 101. …
  • Grammarly. …
  • Hemingway Editor. …
  • Reedsy. …
  • Wattpad. …
  • Medium. …
  • FictionPress.

Is there an app to write a book for free?

Scrivener (Free Trial) MS Notepad and Mac TextEdit. Hemingway Editor. Portent’s Idea Generator.

How can I publish a book with no money?

In this article, we will look at a few of these nontraditional publishing options that you can use to get your book into the hands of readers.

  1. Option for Publishing a Book With No Money? Kindle Direct Publishing. Smashwords. Library Release.
  2. Author Website. Create Your Own Site. Use a Blogging Platform.

How do you interview a writer?

Writer interview tips

  1. Learn the format. Before going into your writer interview, try to figure out the format. …
  2. Ask questions. …
  3. Do your research. …
  4. Show some personality. …
  5. Bring along writing samples. …
  6. Know about other writers.

What are good questions to ask about a story?

General Book Club Questions

  • What was your favorite part of the book?
  • What was your least favorite?
  • Did you race to the end, or was it more of a slow burn?
  • Which scene has stuck with you the most?
  • What did you think of the writing? …
  • Did you reread any passages? …
  • Would you want to read another book by this author?

What questions would you ask a poet?

5 Questions for Poets: Part 1

  • Do the Internet and social media contribute to the well-being of poetry? …
  • What do most poorly-written poems have in common? …
  • What do most well-written poems have in common? …
  • How important is accessibility of meaning? …
  • What book are you reading right now?

What do you say to an author?

“It must be so nice to have time to write. I’d love to give up work too.”

Tell me something good

  • “You have a blog? …
  • “Want to write for us?” (What’s the pay?) …
  • “I want to write for (company that employs you).

How can you tell if someone is a good writer?

Words of Appreciation for the Author or Content Writer

  1. Well-articulated!
  2. Love everything you write.
  3. I just loved it!
  4. Very well written.
  5. You’ve explained it better.
  6. What perfect writing!
  7. Such a great piece!
  8. No words, just applause.

What to say to someone who just wrote a book?


  • best wishes for.
  • certain that you will.
  • in the next few years.
  • in your future endeavors.
  • keep writing.
  • keep up the good work.
  • look forward to.
  • may be able to collaborate.