Finding Ideas

Having a topic you care about increases engagement in writing. Authors are always on the look out for topics. Watch these clips to hear authors talk about the strategies they use to find ideas.

Georgia Heard-Author

Georgia explains how she pays attention to ideas that “tug at her heart.” She also shares how free writing helps her when she gets stuck.
Author Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies-Author

Nicola talks about the importance being passionate about a topic.
Author Ralph Fletcher

Ralph Fletcher-Author

Ralph talks about being aware of what’s around you to find ideas.

Lester Laminack-Author

Lester talks about how people who construct writing live in a frame that sees potential in everything.

Mo Willems Author/Illust. :00-:22

Mo shares the three sources for story ideas.

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