PiBoIdMo Day 4: Marcie Wessels Gives You Permission to Play (plus a prize!)

Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)

Credit: Roxyanne Young Photo Credit: Roxyanne Young

by Marcie Wessels

Time to confess.

I am probably the worst person Tara could have picked to talk about inspiration.

Why? Because blank pages terrify me.

For me, the most difficult part of writing is coming up with a good idea.

I have a lot of ideas, don’t get me wrong. But good ones? Those are rare.

But is that really true?

Go back and look at that fourth sentence again.

Notice the adjective modifying idea. I said I have difficulty coming up with a GOOD idea.

That’s my inner critic at work. She’s already qualifying, judging, and editing the idea before it’s even written.

Perhaps that’s just one of my neuroses. But I wonder if it might be true for you, too.

It’s DAY 4 of PiBoIdMo. Perhaps you have already generated 20 ideas. Good for you.

But if you’re like me, you may not…

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