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There are plenty of ways to get creative without using a computer. Here are some top tips for developing the ideas you have, or for inspiring new ones:

General:

For Firing out Ideas:

For Making Quick Decisions:

For Mixing Up Ideas:

Pitch to Yourself

A pitch is an advert for your idea. Usually you'd pitch your idea to someone to win their support - a producer or financial backer for your film, a publisher for your writing, etc. Before you can convince anyone else that your idea is brilliant, you need to convince yourself.

Pitching to yourself is a good way of being sure that your idea is a good one - by getting it out of your head, and into the real world.

Devote time and energy to your idea. Expect ups and downs along the way. Believe in your idea and be sure you want to go ahead with it.

Ask yourself tough questions and say the answers out loud, or write them down:

  • What is your idea? (Sum it up clearly in one or two sentences)
  • What makes it special?
  • Is it realistic?
  • What are you going to get out of this?
  • Why is it so important?
  • Why should you spend so much on this idea/project?
  • Can you and will you see it through to the end?

How did you do? Have you convinced yourself? If you have, well done! You're probably well on the way to a successful project.

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