Ligonier Blog The way in which C. Lewis wrote makes the Narnia author extremely quotable. Lewis quotes and had trouble choosing only those. Here are seven quotes from C.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, George R. I have more ideas now than I could ever write up. Short Story Ideas With that in mind, why not use these ten short story ideas to write your first ten stories, one per week, over the next ten weeks?
Here are the short story ideas: Tell the story of a scar, whether a physical scar or emotional one. Think for a few moments about a moment in your life when you were wounded, whether physically or emotionally.
Then, write a story, true or fictional, involving that wound. Half of them involved a character dying. Think about your favorite films or novels. Instead, they look it directly into its dark face and describe what they see on the page. Beside the fact that they are characters in some of the bestselling stories of all time?
Orphans are uniquely vulnerable, and as such, they have the most potential for growth. Read more about why you should be writing stories about orphans here. One more pop quiz: Have your character find one. Check out our article, 3 reasons to write about ghosts.
More Short Story Ideas Ready to get writing? A character living in poverty comes into an unexpected fortune. However, not all fortunes are good. In another story, they meet on a bus and her broach gets stuck on his coat. In another, they both reach for the last pair of gloves at the department store.
What happens next is an awkward, endearing conversation between the future lovers. First, setup the collision.
Then, let us see how they handle it. Your character is on a journey. However, they are interrupted by a natural disaster OR an accident. What happens next is one of the most famous encounters with a monstrous criminal in short fiction. Let your character fall into the path of a monster and see how they handle themselves.
I recently combined idea 7, the unexpected fortune, along with idea 5, end of a relationship, to create this idea: I then posted the idea for feedback in Becoming Writer. Do you have any short story ideas? Share them with us in the comments section! He writes and edits books that change lives.
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In “God in the Dock“ the essay from the book of the same name, Lewis wrote, “As image and apprehension are in organic unity, so, for a Christian, are human body and human soul.” “You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.”.
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While it might feel like you’re writing an ending, remember that this end is the opportunity for a new beginning, both for your character and your story.
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“I set out to write a book about aliens and First Contact and a cascade of weirdness that kept getting weirder. I wanted it to be a story of good people in a weird situation. But, also, aliens are so often just a fresh way to look at ourselves.