Coming up with story ideas is not usually a problem for me. Like the writer in this cartoon by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, I find ideas everywhere.

OHI0026-AlphabetSoup-v2-600“Used with permission from Debbie Ridpath Ohi at”

Transferring all those ideas into novels is usually my bigger problem, but that’s a topic for a different blog.

What about you? Do you have to hunt in the bottom of a soup bowl for story ideas?



2 Comments on “STORY IDEAS

  1. Oh geez! I’m like you! I see story ideas EVERYWHERE! Especially when I travel and see old houses or things like that. Or right here at home or in my local town. AND like you, transferring that idea into a story is HARD. I can whip out the opening and the ending–not a problem. It’s that pesky Murky Middle that gets me LOL Janie

    • I’m working through the middle of my next Fitzpatrick book right now. It’s killing me! But I will persevere. The rest of the Fitzpatrick siblings are screaming to have their stories told.

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