How to inspire your writing

Is your life busy?

Have you given all to family, friends, co-workers? And how about those bloody characters that will not leave you alone? My characters often wake me from a dead sleep poking me with ideas like little cartoon devils brandishing pitchforks.

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Ooh, write this. No, write this!

My notebook is filled with ideas. However, I here lately, can’t seem to focus on just one long enough to finish!

I need to concentrate and get the job done. But, all my characters pop in and out of my mind like kids playing with a revolving door. Maybe I’m a bit crazy. Hmm, that’s a possibility.

Time to recharge, and get inspired.

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What inspires you?

How do you quiet your mind and focus on writing?

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14 thoughts on “How to inspire your writing

  1. Now for the REAL comment: I set aside the time to get into what I am writing–I have to “upload” the gist to my mind. The inspiration comes when the unfocus happens. Chasing the words doesn’t help. They have to float up like the silly answer on that hoary old 8-ball.

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