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Inspiration Through Perspiration
The more I write, the more I write. Unpacking that: the more that I work, the more I find I have things to say, and the more I write them down. I have gone through long periods of waiting for a creative spark to hit, only to find that putting fingers to the keyboard to write just about anything causes the levee to break wide open. I find torrents of words where there was nothing. Hence: the more I write, the more I write. I used to believe that The Muse had to deliver me THE IDEA. THE IDEA would spring fully-formed like an alien parasite from John Hurt’s stomach, ready to dance for me.
The more words I write, the more words come to me. I’ve come to accept the process, not the Muse, creates the ideas.
Work itself fuels my inspiration.