Tina Wainscott

Frequently Asked Questions



Where do you get your ideas?

Everywhere and nowhere.  From songs, commercials, snippets of conversation, a news story, literally anything can trigger a story.  Sometimes the story grows and ends up not being anything like the original seed.  Sometimes it just gets filed in my idea document and molders there.  There is a great T-shirt I’ve seen being sold by writing chapters:
BEWARE OF WHAT YOU SAY.  IT MIGHT BE USED IN MY BOOK.
That about sums it up.