Writers are a wealth of ideas for posts, articles, and story. Many enjoy brainstorming and kicking around notions. I think it’s always useful to have a topic list for generating ideas. Your journal is a great place to keep & grow your theme ideas.
Twelve topic tips to keep readership interest by promoting a personal connection:
• What is the hardest thing about being a writer?
• Who inspired you to start writing?
• Describe how you establish goals.
• List the podcasts you value and offer links to those sites.
• Discuss the hurdles you experience with the craft of writing, and how you worked to overcome weaknesses. (grammar, style, structure, logic)
• Post your favored writing routine: most productive time(s) of day, scheduling issues, best plan.
• What was the topmost writing advice you’ve received? Share it.
• Write about your current project and the progress you are making.
• How do you research a topic? Discuss your practice and tips.
• Write a review for a book you have enjoyed or in which you’ve found value.
• Generate questions for readership participation.
• Foster a sense of adventure and curiosity as you create and grow a “clipping file” with articles, posts, and newspaper articles that spark your interest and imagination. Share some.
For something more on this topic pick up a copy of “Where Do You Get Your Ideas? A Writer’s Guide to Transforming Notions into Narratives” by Fred White, for fiction and non-fiction.
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Deborah Lyn Stanley is a writer, artist, and editor. She is a retired project manager who now devotes her time to writing, art and caring for mentally impaired seniors. Deborah writes articles, essays and stories.
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