Find Your Writing Niche: Current Events
What a well-spring of ideas current events offers. Just in the last month
- Rachel Dolezal claims to be black
- Two murderers escape a maximum security prison
- Only two women are declared candidates for the 2016 presidential election
- Donald Trump alienated an entire cultural group
- Supreme Court rules that gays have a right to marry
Of course there are more hot topics, but where do you fit in? What can you write?
As corollaries to the stories above:
- John Griffin changed the color of his skin and wrote “Black Like Me” in 1961
- How safe is it to live near a prison?
- Compare the two women running for president
- What other national or international figures have paved the way for their own downfall by what they’ve said?
- Where does America go from here?
Write 25 ideas for stories. Then query. No bites? At least you tried.