How Storylines Sometimes Develop
How Storylines Sometimes Develop: It happened to me yesterday afternoon while I was busy outlining another storyline, completely shifting my chain of thought.
Ask the average writer where their ideas come from and you will get dozens of totally different answers. Some find an idea from something they read in a newspaper or magazine. Others will tell you the idea came to them in the early hours of the morning while asleep.
One thing we all do if we are serious about writing is to immediately make a written note of that brief notion before we dismiss it into the farthest reaches of our minds under the heading ‘Completely forgotten’.