Click the link to read my short story, Christmas, 1994. What was my inspiration?
Why you wanna be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human, too?
Why you gotta be so rude?
I'm gonna marry her, anyway.
That song was my starting point, along with a play you'll read in high school called Romeo and Juliet. Same exact story.
Your writing doesn't have to be perfect. It just needs to make us feel something.
Start with a proposal: I will write a short story from the viewpoint of a young girl arguing with her father over her boyfriend. She wants to marry him, but Dad says no. In the end, she tells Dad to treat her with respect, or she'll move out. The inspiration for this story is the song Rude, by Magic.
If you need to Google the lyrics, go ahead, but please don't listen to the song online. Too much music makes it hard for my writers to concentrate.
Once your proposal is done, write your script. Notice that I've paraphrased