Wednesday, April 14, 2010

5 A Simple Trick to Inspire an Entire Story

I must admit I was inspired by a saying for one of my own manuscripts. So when I stumbled upon this post today, I had to pass the concept along. Sometimes, all it takes is a small seed, or concept, to jumpstart you into writing an entire story!

Post your favorite phrase or saying to comments. Maybe you'll inspire someone's writing!

Search for phrases:
http://www.phrases.org.uk/

Happy Phrasing,
Marissa

5 comments:

  1. I am no expert, but here's something I've said to my kids since the first one was old enough to understand the concept.

    "A mistake is never a mistake, unless you don't learn from it."

    So keep writing, reading, searching, brainstorming and yes, making mistakes. I wonder what will be that last mistake I make just before an agent offers to represent me???

    What are your thought?

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  2. I love it, Sheri -- and it's such a timely thought because I just posted something about mistakes a second before I read this! You are a wise woman. (Of course, I think one of the posts I was talking about was on your blog :-D)

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  3. Thanks for the great link! I've bookmarked it.

    I love this phrase, although I don't know who said it:

    "You don't have to believe everything you think."

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  4. Thanks for commenting. From sayings of wisdom to phrases we've heard time and time again, inspiration is easy to find!

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  5. What a fun, searchable web site! Thanks for the info.

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