Make new discoveries . . .
Get involved in as many different experiences as you can. Join teams and clubs, visit different places, and help people out. The more you do, the more you know.
Read a lot . . .
Read books, magazines, websites, cereal boxes, and whatever else you like. Jot down any names, descriptions, or ideas that jump off the page as you read. These jottings may give you ideas for your own writing.
Write a lot . . .
Explore your thoughts and feelings in a personal journal or diary, and you will always have a good supply of writing ideas.
Draw a life map . . .
Start your life map with your birth and trace it right up to the present. Choose the experiences you want to picture along the way.