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  1. JTheGreat

    JTheGreat Contributing Member

    Feb 7, 2010
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    Everywhere and Nowhere

    How Do I Start Writing Again?

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by JTheGreat, Nov 7, 2010.

    Needless to say, I am a procrastinator with most time-consuming things. Like writing long-term. When I start, the words usually just flow until the plot gets uninteresting, though.

    I've had this story in my mind for a long time. I really want to write it. But, no matter how hard I think, I have absolutely no plot. I have ideas for characters, and little character development scenes, but other than that, zip. Zilch. Zero.

    So, are the story and I not meant to be? Should I just keep thinking about it and try writing something else in the meantime? Since my mind is basically out of good plot ideas, where can I look? Help! Please.
  2. Elgaisma

    Elgaisma Contributing Member Contributor

    Jun 12, 2010
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    Why not write short stories about your characters? When I am stuck for plot ideas that is what I do.
  3. minstrel

    minstrel Leader of the Insquirrelgency Staff Supporter Contributor

    Jul 11, 2010
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    Near Los Angeles
    I do what Elgaisma does, too. You have characters in mind, so just start writing about them. They'll get up to something if you give them a chance, and you'll have the beginnings of a plot.

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