Where to Find an Idea for Your NaNo Novel

By Jennifer Blanchard

Before you can sit down on November 1 and write your first 1,667 words, you need an idea of what to write about.

If you already have your story idea, great! Get moving on plotting your novel out.

But if you need a little help coming up with an idea, try these tools and resources out:

  • 25 Unique Places to Find Story Ideas–This article covers 25 different places you can look for story ideas.
  • Quick Story Idea Generator–This is a cool tool that will generate as many random story ideas as you ask it to.
  • How to Brainstorm Novel and Story Ideas–A short, but sweet article that details how to brainstorm for ideas.

If you’re participating in NaNoWriMo and want some help staying motivated throughout the entire challenge, be sure to sign up for my 30 Days of NaNoWriMo Tips for Procrastinating Writers e-mail newsletter.

About the Author: Jennifer Blanchard is founder of Procrastinating Writers. Be sure to follow her on Twitter.

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