April 21, 2000

Post #1100 – 20000421

Dear Mr. Pinkwater,

I am doing a research project on how authors come up with ideas(I want to become an author when I grow up), and I would like to know how you come with the ideas for your stories.



Daniel replies:

Ideas: I think them up in my head. But that is only the beginning. My ideas, like anybody else's, are no good at all when I first get them. You have to tinker with them quite a bit to make them improve to the point of suitability.