An Easy Way to Use Social Media to Generate More Writing Ideas

How’s it going? I was trying to figure out a way to get back into the swing of things after thinking my blog had been permanently disrupted. And now I did.

Let’s get to it.

Facebook is one of the most interesting tools out there, but one thing that I use it for is to learn stuff, especially about others. What they think, feel, do for their businesses, what-have-ya.

I also use it to learn about myself. I do that by using the Facebook memories part of the platform.

For today’s memory, Facebook brought up something I’d blogged about 3 years ago–I was doing a Triple F post, because evidently that day was a Friday. There was an earthquake, or had been, in California, and I used that as a jumping-off point for the post that week.

And you can use Facebook for the same thing.

Do you have a different perspective now on something you’d written back then? Turn it into a new post–this works for emails, fiction stories, characters, and what-have-ya.

Even something like a picture you shared or a place that you were with friends on that day can spark something.

Turns out I’d actually done that Triple F with less-specific examples than I do now, but I still delivered good value (here’s hoping).

But one thing that was still true between then and today was that it’s going to be September very soon (I think that’s this Friday–which will coincide with Triple F, so that’ll be cool).

Until next time,

Ty

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About Ty Mall

Thanks for stopping by. I've almost always been interested in writing, among other things. Along with discovering pop culture, I've uncovered a lot about the craft over the past 10 years. And whether you're a fiction writer or email copywriter, I'm here to pass on what I've found out. And have a ton of fun in the process.
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