ideas to write a story - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Read the works of others to gain ideas, such as the ones here on Descriptionari, then empty your brain of everything but emotion. Then start. What comes from you will contain fragments of what you read but recombined in a way that is so beautifully you.
My story ideas flow from my emotional self. They arrive the same way dreams do. So always I begin with a head empty of words and let my feelings be my guide. That's when writing is easy and fun.
Story ideas are born of the process of being creative, so the more you write about random things and bring your emotions to the party, the more creative you'll be. Building your creativity is the same as building a muscle, the more you use it the stronger you become.
Let go of that "one story idea" and write five random story starts a day about anything around you, any item no matter how mundane. Over the months you'll find it gets easier, that you can write about anything, that you've become a true creative.
Let the ideas of others be your rocket fuel, not to copy but to recombine in new and fascinating ways. That's what creativity is - not starting from nothing, but being as an idea-chef making new recipes from what is familiar.
The language of the deep brain is emotion and pictures, so let your emotions and what you see be the pre-verbal cue to your story writing. Get an emotion, get a picture no matter how simple or detailed, then, without a word in your head, start to type...