When I introduce myself as an inventor, people frequently tell me about a great idea they once had for a product. It feels as if everyone has experienced a spark of brilliance about something that could change the world (or at least change their own fortunes.) But when inspiration strikes, what do you do next?
For someone just starting out, Step By Step Invention provides an introduction to the process as I experienced it. It outlines some of the challenges I encountered and steps that I took (or did not take) on my own journey. There are also a variety of resources that may be useful to you. The information is offered as both encouragement and caution, but every situation is unique and each inventor must ultimately find his or her own way to success. I hope the site is useful as you work to make your dream into a reality. Welcome to the adventure.