Idea Ranker (Writer Worksheet Wednesday)

Too many idea? This worksheet can help you prioritise and get stuff done!

Creative Writer Worksheet – Idea Ranker (PDF)

Too many ideas? That’s one of the #1 problems writers email me about every day. Ideas come easy, but turning them into something tangible takes up precious time and energy. So often we get carried away by our initial excitement for an idea, and overlook its difficulties or misjudge its importance.

If you want to become a productive writer, it’s essential that you learn to assess and marshal your ideas.

This worksheet has space for you to rank (and file) 10 ideas. Fill it in and you’ll be able to see, clear and simple, which ideas you should pursue first. The criteria I’ve recommended are: EASE, ENTHUSIASM, SPEED, MISSION, and POTENTIAL, but you can always cross them out and invent your own.

To supplement this worksheet, you can use the Writer’s Statement worksheet to clarify your mission as a writer, and the Creation Criteria worksheet to set some guidelines for the projects you take on.

Good luck!

P.S. Don’t limit yourself to writerly ideas. You can use the Idea Ranker to assess all sorts of ideas! :)


Writing course teaching you how to plot your novel.

Roses, book & quill
Write now...
Roses, book & quill
Pick up an Ebook...
Roses, book & quill
My New Novel!

ALEMMIA:
a law of attraction novel

Roses, book & quill
Lady Writer

I write about literature, language, love, and living off your pen. Also, fortifying fiction, personal amelioration, and tea.

Roses, book & quill
Learn from a master
Roses, book & quill
Thank you for Sharing!
Share on pinterest
Share on reddit
Share on email
Share on whatsapp
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on facebook
Share on tumblr
The Alemmian Advertiser
Please be advised that the following ONLINE WRITING COURSES are currently on offer at
01. Plot
The One Page Novel

Learn how to structure and outline your story,  and finally finish your manuscript.

02. Character
How to Be the Heroine of Your Own Story

Learn how to create strong, memorable, lifelike characters.

03. World
How to Lose Yourself in a World of Your Own Invention

Learn how to build a story world that transports both you, and your reader.

Study creative writing at The Lady Writers League, enjoy exclusive membership benefits, and GROW into the writer you have always longed to be.
Courses are open to ladies & gentlemen of all levels of writing ability. Please provide your own paper.
Roses, book & quill
Thank You For Reading
01

New articles, worksheets, stories & other free writing resources are published every week. 

Please subscribe so you don’t miss any!

02

You can also keep in touch with me on the following social media platforms…

03
Don't forget to pick up your
free novel outline + training!
7-page plot outline you can use to practice writing right now.

NEIL GAIMAN'S WRITING MASTERCLASS. LEARN MORE. MARGARET ATWOOD MASTERCLASS.

This page contains affiliate links which help support the site.

Angie Makes Feminine WordPress Themes
Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 6,225 other subscribers.

Don't Miss this Free Workshop!