Writing process: Getting ideas

In this article posted on http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com, the author provides tips on how to come up with an idea for a screenplay. The suggestions could help with most any writing project. For instance:

  • Set limits on your project. Know exactly what it is you want to write.
  • Read newspapers to get ideas.
  • Watch documentaries.
  • Take a drive in your car.
  • Go for a walk.
  • Take the day off and visit garage sales.
  • Learn a new sport.
  • Ask yourself what’s troubling you.