These 5 Questions Will Make You a Weirdly Unique Writer

How to never run out of fascinating ideas for life & writing

Sarah Cy
Be a Brilliant Writer

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“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I would use the first 55 minutes determining the proper questions to ask.” — Albert Einstein (purportedly)

Questions are powerful tools not just for your writing, but for your life.

If you ever find yourself facing a terrible challenge, or getting stuck in a rut, one way to improve the situation is to change the questions you are asking.

For example, a lot of people tend to ask “Why me?” when something bad happens to them. It’s a knee jerk reaction, I know, and God knows I’ve asked this question too many times myself.

BUT.

The wisest humans get over the “why me” phase to ask other more interesting questions at some point, and that’s when they get the most intriguing answers and transformations.

So. What are the right questions?

Actually, it’s not so much knowing exactly the right questions, but knowing how to use certain questions to get yourself thinking in a more helpful way.

Here’s how:

  1. Try asking the opposite of the most obvious question (ex: Why me → Why…

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Sarah Cy
Be a Brilliant Writer

(aka The Scylighter). Writer, musician, reader, daughter. Join our Merry Band, become a Brilliant Writer, and dazzle your readers! BeABrilliantWriter.com