I got the idea for my short story from a documentary.

Discussion in 'Writers Forum' started by wiccan_witch, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. wiccan_witch

    wiccan_witch Senior Member

    I got the idea from a short documentary I watched a few months ago. The writing style and characters are all totally my own.

    I know it sounds silly, but is this OK?
  2. scratcho

    scratcho Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Seems fine to me. Ideas have to come from someplace, whether personal experience, imagination or an accumulation/distillation of the ideas of others. You put your personal stamp on it with your style and characters. I don't consider myself a writer --I've only tried to write one story ever, so take this for what it's worth. Good luck with it.

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