Developing, Refining, & Troubleshooting Ideas

"Help! I Need Ideas For My Story/Setting/Character!" - How To Get Ideas For Yourself!
What you can do when you're in desperate need of an idea!

Easy Offline Randomization Ideas
Methods to get random ideas without computers (or dice).

How To Generate Ideas With Playing Cards
No ideas and no Internet? No problem!

"Is This A Good Idea For My Story/Setting/Character?" - How To Answer This For Yourself!
Ask yourself the right questions and discover the answer for yourself!

"How Can/Should I Do This Thing With My Story/Setting/Character?" - How Figure It Out For Yourself!
You can often solve this type of question yourself pretty easily. Here's how!

How Good Story & Character Ideas Can Go Bad - NEW!
When an idea for a story or character doesn't work out, it's often not because the idea itself was all that terrible, but because it was done in a terrible way. Here's what to watch out for.

"Help! I'm Worried That My Idea Is Too Cliche!" - What To Do When This Happens
Worried that one of your ideas might be too cliche? Here are some tips to help you out.

Borrowing & Sharing Ideas In Fiction - When It's Okay, & When It Isn't
A basic guideline on when it's okay for a story to share elements with another story, and when it's not.

How To Break Your Creative Blocks
Ways you can get through when you're having a hard time creating.

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