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Any Good Book Ideas??

I'm trying to write a book. But the problem is, I can't think of any good ideas to write about. I don't like vampires or Twilight or anything, and I would like it not to have any bad messages in it. Like kid-friendly and teen-friendly. Good for kids all ages. Thanks!
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Omg, I didn't see the part where you said "for kids all ages". *blushes* Well....hopefully my ideas aren't that off? xD
sapherequeen posted over a year ago
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How about,a time travel?
Luckygirl78 posted over a year ago
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I am not any brainy book ideas but you could write about anything nearly, just look around your house or the streets find something and make an idea. Good book ideas start at nothing and turn into something:)
bayleyleeson posted 3 months ago
 flowersforever posted over a year ago
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sapherequeen said:
Okay, I'll try....

1) Teenagers with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar, or multiple personality disorder. It would be interesting research (you may have to google the illness before writing), and you may find yourself enjoying writing the story, and perhaps gain more ideas from it :)
That's what I usually tend to do.

2) A 22-year-old young girl was sneaking out, getting high, getting drunk, partying hard nonstop, and verbally and physically abusing her younger sister. The girl comes home after five months or so in rehab, and reunites with her family. But the point of view can be given to the younger sister, who isn't ready to forgive her older sister to say the least. The younger sister has hatred, anger, and hurt after what she's been put through. And she resents that everyone is treating the older sister like a queen, like nothing ever happened, like the younger sister wasn't a victim at all. The story could focus on the younger and older sister's feelings, and how they slowly regain the bond they used to have a long, long, long time ago.

3) A girl finds out not only that she is a lesbian, but she has fallen in love with her popular cheerleader stepsister.

4) A teenage boy finds himself with drinking problems, dangerously rebellious behavior, and on the path to a destructive life. But then he finds out that the girlfriend who allegedly abandoned him nine months ago was actually pregnant, and had died after giving birth to their son (or daughter, depends on what you would choose :D). Since the boy is 18-years-old and a legal adult, he gets custody of the baby boy. The teenage boy immediately falls in love with his son, and takes the vow to change his life by going back to school, graduating, and creating a life for for his child and himself.

6) A 12-year-old witnesses a 13-year-old deaf classmate almost being raped, and this event creates a bond between the two. Within their friendship, they decide to help each other reshape their lives and deal with the problems that used to leave them completely hopeless before they met each other.

7) (Okay, my last idea)
A teenage girl finds herself in a harrowing situation when her older sister, a Junior, becomes pregnant after spending a night with the teenage girl's soon-to-be boyfriend. How can this girl find the strength to forgive her sister and let the love she felt for her crush go? :)


Hope I helped you out!!
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posted over a year ago 
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I rlly thought those out wow just wow
bacongirl6112 posted over a year ago
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Why are these all stories straight from the streets?
nihonphilia posted over a year ago
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nice ideas
cookie-lover posted 8 months ago
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schizophrenia is such an interesting topic.
MaddieChan posted 1 month ago
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TheGoldenHeart said:
I don't mean this in a rude or bad way, but I think a book idea should come from the author himself/herself (unless you don't want to publish it). Anything else will not feel personal to you anymore after a while. Trust me, when there's really something you feel the need to write about, the words will flow much more easily. When writing seems forced or if you can't relate to your own story - it's not right. Just writing a book in order to say "I have writen a book" is pure arrogance. Take your time and when the inspiration comes you'll know you should start working on a book.
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Timidbird said:
Well, I also think that it'd be better for the author to come up with an idea of their own, but I also believe that they need a little kick to get going. An inspiration. Dreams also help with coming up with fun crazy or really cool ideas.

1. A (teen, adult, child, you pick) develop this strange power, and is soon hunted down by all kinds of demon hunters. They finds out her real mother is the demon of all demons, a death goddess.

2. (character) is convicted for the an onslaught of mass murder, and is found guilty despite their innocence. (Character) is sent to this crazy prison or survival game, finding out who the real culprit of the murder.

As you can see, these ideas are what /I'm/ interested in. They're different with everyone, so don't be discouraged. Don't do a topic that everyone is interested in, like you said about Twilight and Vampires. Do something /you/ want. Sometimes you just have to pick little bits of other topics and form your own.
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sophia101003 said:
right a mystery book that makes people want to read it
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bambino123 said:
i personally think that you should write about a kid that is only 12 years old and she has just moved to California where her uncle lives. she begins her new life there and goes to highschool. but the highschool she is going to is a mystery school. see when she was little her sister had vanished but that school she is going to is where her sister is kept!! my fathers friend is an author!
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posted 8 months ago 
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what could you call this story?
pumpikan posted 1 month ago
writer67 said:
if you had one story to pass down, to be read,600 years after you leave. what would they say about you,from the words you portray with messages of diffent depth colour of heat of the suculence of moisture and air about you,given by who,{GOD}, talk about him. your words need to tell others of a picture they have never scene from your eyes. if that dont work, but pky coloured pencils eat with milk.;-]

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lilly0102 said:
Write about a treasure box under the Ocean. Everyone was scared to go under there because it was deep down and they were on a boat. The kids wanted to go down there, but they were afraid they would drown. Finally a kid found a scuba diving swim wear on the boat and put it on the went down there. Under there he did not find a treasure box he found something else much better then treasure. He found the missing city of Alanta...... Just keep adding on and on too it until you decide your finish. Remember too use description and proper grammer. Most of all have fun!
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MineTurtle5 said:
How about basing it on an old song?
That way, you can bring oldies but goodies back AND make it entertaining.
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mack101 said:
What if you tried writing a book from the bible? Most stories are kid friendly and can serve life lessons for kids, teens, and adults. The best part about it is if you write a bible story it is the truth.
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posted over a year ago 
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I'm sorry, but you'll find no truth there. That books has been rewritten uncountable times after your zombie came back from the dead
ChibiEmmy posted over a year ago
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That's why you do it in a new way. And there is truth in the bible.
nihonphilia posted over a year ago
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well you can write a bible story if you want and whoever cant or doesn't want to read it they don't have to
pumpikan posted 1 month ago
nihonphilia said:
Something really cute and fun!!! A nice white romance story, but where their personalities don't quite match up, or at least it seems that way. Or you could do something with some sort of magic being released into the world. Or (although I did something similar to this) a story of a girl who lost her lover but refuses to believe he's gone, and continues the romance with his phantom, who may or may not be real, but she keeps it all a secret. And if you really can't think of anything you can try fanfiction. I hope this helps!!!
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MocingJay said:
How about something fey related? Or maybe a mystery? Oh, definetly add some adventure into it. People of all ages love a good interesting story. Maybe add a little bit of romance, just to get the audience hooked. Bam! At least twenty people will love your story! And twenty people is a good amount, the audience will also give lots of constructive comments.
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cookie-lover said:
There is something dangerous that kidnaps everyone in the world.Your the only one that is left but you dont want to protect yourself.You want to protect your brother(or sister).
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LoMac said:
You may do best to start with those "bad messages" you don't want to condone in your story. Think about what would cause those kinds of things in your world, is it paranormal, supernatural, or human? Then you have an antagonist. Make your protagonist the age of your audience. Now your book is sending the message that whatever message you chose (drug abuse, child abduction, theft, murder) is evil. For example if you chose supernatural and child abduction then your journey begins with the question "What is taking the kids, and why?" Coincidentally, this is the same question your main character will be asking when they set out to solve the case. This simple equation will lead you to a story that is meaningful to you and will fill you with questions that need to be answered. Those questions will fuel your story, and as you answer them the story will begin to take life.

Additional Examples:

Murder, Human. People are being killed, is this a murder mystery, or is there a corrupt government killing it's citizens for some kind of ulterior motive?

Paranormal, Theft. Things are going missing from your protagonists home. He/She discovers it is a spirit. (this one can go anywhere from here, but you have to answer the questions your mind is already asking.

Drug abuse, Supernatural. There's a new drug in town that is hooking people left and right. Your character finds that this drug is distributed by a supernatural being.

Once you pick and examine some things together you should be filled with questions, and they will mostly start with "Why." Only you can answer them, and when you do you will have the bones of a story in your head. I will assume from your question that you know what to do with those bones, if not look up the Snowflake Method.

I hope this helps you. Remember not to cage yourself in the limited examples I gave you here. The possibilities are endless.
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Xero1400 said:
I personaly would think that an angel vs demon warfare book would be cool but thats my though
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PaintedSunset said:
Im currently writing a story about teens who - after some strange event - acquired amazing powers. Maybe something like that??
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Firepaw722 said:
I'm writing a book myself, it's like a wolf-Shifter book and the loners get bullied and stuff like that or you could do a complicated romance. Anyway, hope I helped! 😄 ~firepaw722
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pumpikan said:
Maybe one a teenager (any age) could move into a new house and maybe find something like a little door that could lead somewhere (you can decide where :))
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posted 1 month ago 
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rewrite..... 'Maybe a teenager (any age) could move into a new house but finds it really boring when she gets there so she goes around the new house checking literally everywhere and finally when she came's (somewhere you can choose) and finds a tiny door which at first is covered with wood but when its night time it opens and that door leads (somewhere you choose,like what will be on the other side......hope i helped ;)
pumpikan posted 1 month ago
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Coraline?
somepeopleare posted 1 month ago
somepeopleare said:
How about people who were created by artificial insemination find their real dads?
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