How to Get Inspired to Write NOW

Calvin and Hobbes

Want to get inspired to write? That’s easy. Write. Inspiration comes when you’re writing:

Like Chuck Close (“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work.”), Isabel Allende (“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.”), E. B. White (“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.”)

Write a word. Then another one.

You prime the writing pump with words.

Sooner or later, inspiration will find you, and the words will flow. Try it.

 

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