Brainstorming Topics

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    Alexis Kenyattaposted 2 years ago

    How do think of the best article ideas to write about?

    1. fcmosher profile image97
      fcmosherposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Sometimes the way your article looks matters almost as much as the topic. You can write an article about the life of a house fly, for example, and even though the topic is uninspiring, you can have a meaningful experience writing about it. Photos, call-outs/quotes, a poll or two, a quiz, a video or two, and some deep and creative thinking, and you'll have a pretty sweet article.

      Always keep your readers' experience in mind -- what is it like for them to read your work? And always remember that you can find meaning, depth, and beauty in the most mundane topics.

  2. Barbara Kay profile image81
    Barbara Kayposted 2 years ago

    I'm curious too. I need to follow this.

  3. wilderness profile image96
    wildernessposted 2 years ago

    What you know the most about.  I prefer "how to" hubs, giving explicit directions on how to accomplish a specific task. 

    Others write about pets, cars, RV's - whatever they are knowledgeable about.

  4. theraggededge profile image98
    theraggededgeposted 2 years ago

    The more you write and explore ideas, the more they come to you. I like to take a topic, maybe just a word, and paste it into the website ''. That gives me all kinds of questions that people are asking about that topic. Usually, from there, a title will occur to me.

    I've made long lists of possible titles (and when you do that, again, even more ideas come).

    The trick is to take a different angle to the usual stuff already on the web. Or to tackle the topic in a more defined and content-rich manner.

    As I have to write three articles every week on certain subjects for two sites that pay me, as well as HP, I have to come up with new ideas and approaches all the time. After a while, it becomes easier.

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    Alexis Kenyattaposted 2 years ago

    Thank you for your writing advice. I am trying to venture out and strengthen my writing ability by thinking of new ideas I have never written about.


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