Google News is just packed with story ideas that are waiting for writers to write them. The trick is finding them—and then, once you do, knowing how to use them. If you're ever at a loss for ideas, plot elements, characters, settings, or just inspiration, pair up with Google News and try one or more of the following techniques to break your writer’s block:
|Main screen of Google News|
On the Google News home page, scroll down and read the headlines. Choose three interesting ones that have nothing to do with each other. Take each word in each of the headlines—you should have about thirty words—and use them to write a poem or paragraph. Make sure you use all of the words, even the difficult ones; that's part of the challenge.