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Your Story Ideas Aren’t That Special

And neither are mine

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Like, I suspect, many of you, I have a stash of story ideas. It might be a notebook, a shoebox of random scraps of paper and napkins, or, as in my case, a Google doc.

Recently I was talking to a friend who is not a writer, but wants to write a novel, and I showed him my idea document. He found this to be a very strange thing to do. “Aren’t…




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John Bullock

John Bullock

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