Step Into Their Shoes

by Kendra

When you're alone, or outside, talk to yourself. Start an imaginary conversation. Yes, with yourself.

When I'm sitting outside with no creativity at all, I'll begin to speak to myself senselessly and end up putting meat into an idea I've had in the back of my mind for a long time or even just a brand new, amazing idea.

It can start with anything! It may be weird, but it helps. Pretend to be looking at something from another character's view! You know how in shows they have an echoing voice that resonates thoughts? Speak out loud to yourself and pretend it's their thoughts.

Soon you'll have pages full of ideas that came from imaginary conversations. You can do this a lot if you have no motivation for what you're writing at that precise moment. Don't ever do it for past situations if you want to keep them the way they are! You'll want to go back and change them!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Writing Tips.

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

This is Jack Popjes and one of his published books. He and I worked on multiple projects. He's  met many goals.

Meet your writing goals in 2023.

Click to start NOW

Free Newsletter

Sign up below for

Editor's Notes 

Inspiration and Writing Tips 

and receive tips 
to maximize 
your use of MS Word.

Click for more information 
and archived copies...

Or sign up using the form below 
to start your subscription right away.

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Editor's Notes.