Believe it or not, I do not wake up and feel instantaneously inspired. Not to write a novel, not to write a blog post, not to draft a lesson plan, not even to go to the gym or get out of bed. That’s not to say that there aren’t a few errant days here and there where I wake up, bound out of bed, throw open my windows and shout, “HELLO WORLD! TODAY I’M COMING FOR YOU!”, but those strokes of creative genius are few and far between.
Yet as a blogger, as a writer, what I do demands creativity and inspiration. Some days I just have to create it myself.
Inspiration comes in the littlest of forms, the most unexpected of places. I’m no expert, but I’ve learned enough along the way to at least know where to look. Sometimes I find inspiration when I’m least expecting it, and other times I turn inspiration-seeking into a game. More often than not, inspiration comes to me from the little quips, the happy accidents lurking in unsuspecting corners and catch me completely by surprise. It may not be ideal or efficient, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.This post was inspired by my contribution to the 30 Days of Lists challenge. You can read the full post at the exclusive 30 Days of Lists blog! Where do you find inspiration?