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Daniel Dern

"... generated, in the space of one day, a dozen essay ideas..."

SF writer/editor Fred Pohl wrote one essay (possibly an editorial in one of the sf magazines or anthologies he was editor for) on how finding/getting ideas was, relatively speaking, the easy part of writing, and gave an example by looking around his office and coming up with at least half a dozen story ideas. (Sorry, I don't remember where that essay was. I can 'find" it easily enough by asking friends, let me know.)

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