As evident by the couple I have already discussed, there are numerous sources of inspiration for creative individuals. Perhaps the most influential, though, are the stories that have been penned throughout history; the stories that are being penned around us. Continue reading “Sitting Down and Writing: Inspiration, Part 3”
Two weeks ago I discussed the visual inspiration that I gain from the world around me. This week I thought I’d share some of my musical inspiration. Continue reading “Sitting Down and Writing: Inspiration, Part 2”
I’m a huge animal lover. Growing up, it was rare for my family not to have at least one pet. I’ve never really thought of myself as a dog person or a cat person. I think both cats and dogs are wonderful.
When I’m writing late into the night, though, I’m usually joined by my cat, Sammi. Continue reading “The Write Life for Me: A Purrfect Writing Companion”
Last week I talked a bit about how Camp NaNoWriMo has been the encouragement and guide that I needed to start writing my novel, Dythoids. But what about the things that inspire me to create the stories, characters, and worlds in my writing? Continue reading “Sitting Down and Writing: Inspiration, Part 1”
Writing a novel is hard.
Now this is for a few reasons. For me, the biggest obstacle is motivation. I don’t mind the writing so much as the putting it down. I can spend hours just mentally writing what is going to happen in my stories. Ideas I have. When it comes to putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard, that’s when it becomes difficult. Continue reading “Sitting Down and Writing: Camp NaNoWriMo”