For that next book idea?
There’s nothing new under the sun.
In other words, no new ideas. Even inventions are the result of a previous idea or invention. One thing always leads to another.
So where do other writers get their ideas?
They steal, from each other and everyone.
From movies, books, TV, newspapers (a great source for SF), or their great Aunt Fanny.
Remember, everything old is new again! That’s where.
I know, enough clichés. But you get the point. Click and read this terrific article about Michael Crichton and how he turned the ideas of others into best-selling books with his own twist.
HOW MICHAEL CRICHTON MINED CLASSIC LITERATURE TO WRITE MODERN SCIENCE FICTION
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Now, how about you?
Have your ideas been sparked by a favorite movie or book?
Could you take a kernel from it and make it your own?
Keep Reading – More great articles ahead!
How To (Legally and Ethically) Steal Ideas
Borrowing, Stealing, and Building Upon Other People’s Writing Ideas by Melissa Donovan
Why You Should Steal From Other Authors by K.M. Weiland