Online shopping… Have you ever used it as a way to create a setting for your stories? I admit, I wasn’t trying for story ideas, but I found myself considering plenty of new characters and story arcs based just on some chandeliers and wall sconces I found while looking for a replacement set of fixtures for our old house.
What new stories have been inspired by your regular tasks?
Let us know in the comments. Or on Facebook in the pinned thread. Your choice as always.
Sometimes finding the right starting point can be hard. Maybe, like me, your creative energies are being divied up among a multitude of priorities. Maybe your plate is clear, and you have great plans for the next week.
Whatever stage you are at, let us know with today’s checkin. As always, feel free to post a link or update in the comments or on our FB page.
Star Wars fans were out yesterday cheering each other with memes and jokes of “May the 4th be with you”.
Today is Cinco de Mayo.
Tomorrow is International No Diet Day.
Seems if you take the time to look for it, there’s always something to smile about, something to look forward to and bring joy into our lives…. That can happen with your creative life too. Give yourself something to look forward to every day, even if it’s just getting to see a gorgeous background on your computer or the feel of your favorite pen.
Celebrate! (and then tell us about it in your check-in)