First of all, it goes without saying, but all artists and/or writers should have more than just one thing that inspires them.
If you only have one major inspiration, then your creative works will just end up being an inferior copy of that one thing. So, although I’ll be talking about how to find your “main inspiration” or “largest influence”, this should only be one inspiration out of many.
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A few months ago, I read a fascinating online article about “method writing”, which also mentioned some of the things that famous writers did to get into the mood for writing. So, I thought that I’d share a few of my own thoughts about this subject.
To be honest, “method writing” sounds like a silly fad which, from the descriptions in the article, actually seems to get in the way of actually writing – rather than enhancing the experience. It’s probably a good type of publicity stunt, I guess. However, many writers and other creative people have some kind of ritual that they use to get into the mood.
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Welcome to another installment of Ten Quote Tuesday! If your creative juices have trouble flowing today, then read these quotes to nudge awake the sleeping muse.
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