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CANDID QUOTES AND ONE-LINERS Kids sayrepparttar most unexpected things, and people sayrepparttar 129798 most interesting, surprising or even shocking lines when we least expect to hear them say these lines. Overheard lines in a conversation can sometimes spark your creative mind. Write down these one-liners in your notebook. They can be great story starters.

GOOD BOOKS AND QUIRKY ADS Read good books. Keep a file of memorable lines or quotes. Write down quirky billboard ads. Scanrepparttar 129799 papers for one-liners. These are good idea stimulators.

EMOTIONS AT ANY GIVEN MOMENT Describe what you feel at any given moment. If you feel angry right now, write what your anger feels like. Describe it. Use vivid words. Don't skimp on adjectives.

Writers are like store owners: Store owners stock supplies in their shelves, while we writers stock ideas betweenrepparttar 129800 pages of our notebooks.

It's endless. It's bottomless. You can reach down again and again for inspiration without exhausting your notebook of reserve.

So take a peek in your notebook and you just might find something there that could connect your pen torepparttar 129801 paper on your desk.

Shery Ma Belle Arrieta Shery is the creator and author of the exciting new series of ebooks for writers, SEEDS: Ideas for the Everyday (Non-Fiction) Writer. You can download a FREE sampler at The July SEEDS ebook contains 82 idea seeds, all based on historical events. Visit

Getting Ideas For Your Articles

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*Your business - What are some ofrepparttar things you do in your business that are helpful and efficient? Mayberepparttar 129795 way you organize your time and work. Many people are not too good at this and an article filled with easy to do tips and ideas would be very successful. Take other parts of your work that you could write into a good article. Just about every aspect of your business can be an article, you just need to write it down in an informative, organized fashion.

*Ezines - Ezines are goldmines of information and can harvest numerous ideas for articles. Ifrepparttar 129796 ezine is listing some places to find link exchanges, you could turn that into an article on how to go about doing link exchanges. The ezine might have some affiliate programs featured. Write an article on what you should look for in an affiliate program.

You might think that because you are not a writer, you would not be able to write articles. NOT TRUE! All you need to do is write something you know about, maybe do some research to back up your facts, and then sit down, start typing as if you were talking to a friend and in no time at all you will have a great article. Your mind will become "trained" into seeing articles in all places. Do not give up if you do not like your first draft. Just change it around a little until you do like it. I have submitted a couple of articles I did not particularly like, but they did surprisingly well!

Writing articles is a very important part of your online business. Do not let your doubt stop you from becoming a successful article author

Terri Seymour owns and operates is a website, ezine and service which provides the resources, tools, guidance and more to help you start, publish and promote your own ezine. You can contact Terri at Subscribe at or visit for lots more info.

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