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David Gane
David Gane

I didn’t have a plan starting out this post. I had no topic to write about. (And yes, writing about not having a subject is a cheat.)

But story and writing are built this way. Out of a big idea, a small idea, or an idea found along the way.

We can always find something to write. It may not always be the winning idea or the most exciting one. Usually, though, we can find something along the way.

We always have ideas. We just let fear and resistance get in the way of letting them become something more.

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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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