I think the number one question people ask writers is "where do you get your ideas?"
I find that ideas are everywhere (it's just carrying them through to a plot is the hard part). You can get them from news stories, from
eavesdropping listening to conversations, or just randomly thinking as you walk or run (which is why I never listen to music exercising. Some of my best ideas come from 20 mile hikes or mile long swims). I have had all sorts of ideas and 99% of them never make it to the page. People have also suggested them to me.
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