IDEAS: Why I Can’t Be BOXED

by admin on November 23, 2016

ideas

We all have ideas.  I know I have plenty of them.  Last night, I had a simple conversation with my husband over the phone and derived from the conversation came another idea for a brilliant story.  I must entertain all of you, my readers, because I love it when I can bring you stories that deliver a new attitude, a new way of thought, a new life and just plain new everything when you are reading a book.

So yeah, my ideas are always ahead of me, and I will one day catch up to them because even though they come quickly, I can do ALL things through CHRIST who strengthens me.  I am determined to catch up with them and write them all in stories! That being stated, I want to answer the question I am routinely asked.

HOW DO YOU GET THE IDEAS TO WRITE ALL THIS?

NO IMAGINATION FILTER

I have absolutely no filter for my imagination whatsoever.  Some of the things that go on in my mind are far fetched for some, but for me, everything is fair game.  I consider myself the CREATOR of my own UNIVERSE when I’m writing my books, therefore, I make anything happen just as I see it.  Everything is fair game because I have learned how to PACKAGE my IDEAS into bonafide, original and entertaining stories, never duplicating a story by someone else.

LIFE INSPIRES MY MIND

When I say that life inspires my mind, I mean my imagination.  Life to me includes all of it, spiritual life, what I think, or thought life, and reality – from a rock to human beings.  Combining all these things helps me keep a steady flow of ideas because I’m unafraid to reveal them in various characters and circumstances.  With life as open as my eyes, there will never be a time where I will run out of ideas to write about in a book.

If a person thinks of his or her life, EACH DAY is DIFFERENT, vastly different, even if you are in same exact area.  There should never be a day that passes that my mind simply CAN’T think of anything to write about because even my mind changes, or imagination changes, with each day.

I STAY CONNECTED

Staying connected means I’m always learning.  I learn about everything which means I’m either talking to people who know what I don’t know or I’m reading things that help me to learn about something new.  Without knowledge of, for instance, a prison system, one will find it difficult to write a scene in a prison without knowing the inner workings of a prison and prison system, unless having been a prisoner oneself.  Therefore, it’s always great to do what many actors do over the course of their own careers, they learn by placing themselves in the situation.  As a writer, I do the same whenever I can.

For the most part, these are the 3 things that keep my ideas coming at a rapid pace, being connected to my imagination and the things around me in a learning type of way, makes way for great stories to evolve into one of a kind favorites.

I can’t, nor will I be, BOXED.  How boring would that be, right?  :-)


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