Of course, there are other techniques to develop story ideas. While I tend to let stories percolate until the characters are strong enough to come to life on paper, sometimes I take an idea and immediately construct a character and plot. Different methods work for different writers at different times.
Next week, I’ll post techniques for turning an idea into a finished manuscript.
Call for Submissions for Adult Writers:
Poetry may be sent individually or in batches and may be of any length.
Prose pieces should not exceed 1500 words.