It’s a Good Story — But Do You Really Want to Write It?

Novelty Revisions

Pitching is a large part of my day job. It’s a skill you start learning early on in your career and continue to develop the more time you spend writing for a living.

Sometimes, I come up with really good ideas. Story headlines I know will perform well on our website. Subjects that will grab attention without deception (the best kinds of stories, really).

But I don’t always end up writing those stories.

Sometimes, I pass those ideas on to other writers on my team, who I know would really enjoy writing about a particular topic — more than I would, at least.

Sometimes, I just never end up writing them. They sit in my assignment queue for a few weeks and then I move them over to my “review later” tab in case they ever become relevant again.

When you accidentally come up with a new story idea —…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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