Interesting Humans

Many writers get their story ideas by watching people.

How they look.

What they do.

How they interact with others.

Without judging, can you guess the motivations that might lie behind their actions? Start with the most obvious, but don’t stop there. Make a list of all the possible reasons for what you see.

I’ll bet you anything the fifth possibility you come up with is WAY more interesting than the first one!

Try it!


About Lynn Dean

Lynn Dean dictated her first story before she could write and continued to write stories, illustrate them, and bind them into books throughout childhood. As a homeschooling mom, she enjoyed passing a love for writing to her own children and ten years of co-op students.

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