Where Do Your Ideas Come From? (+ Freebie)

I am in the middle of revising my novel, The Forgotten Fathers Club (FFC), and boy is it an experience! It's been arduous, tedious, exciting, and challenging. I've written the first drafts of two novels, but I have yet to complete a revision, so this process is all new to me. Thanks for following along  :-)

I also have an exciting update for you at the end of this post!

But first, allow me to tell you the story of how the idea for The Forgotten Fathers Club came about.

Where Do Your Ideas Come From? | Dany Chan

Where Do Your Ideas Come From?

In 2014, my family and I visited Denver, and while driving to drop off the rental car, we chatted about the book Wicked* and the movie Maleficent,* both of which we have read and seen, respectively.

And I remember saying something like, "They should make a movie about the fathers of these fairy tales. You never see them again after the first scene." And then, "That would be a cool story idea: The Fairy-tale Fathers Club." 

Well, I wrote down the story idea in my notebook, and four years later, I'm revising it. The moral of this story is: always carry a notebook.*

Now, for that exciting update I mentioned at the beginning of the post. I have for you 3 brand-spankin' new chapters (1-3) of The Forgotten Fathers Club. Just sign up for my newsletter below to download it!

Let's chat!

When and how does inspiration hit you?

Do you carry a notebook everywhere?

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