Looking for Inspiration

I can say honestly that I write everyday, whether I’m in the mood to or not, because moods are fleeting things that can change quickly. However, I the real challenge is finding the right inspiration.

For me, being inspired and finding inspiration are very different things. All too often I can invision a scene or perhaps the general mechanics of a culture, but how that plays out I’m not entirely sure. It is funny because when I search for inspiration from related topics or genres, they do not always do the trick for me. Ironically, some of my best inspiration has come from utterly unrelated material. Inspiration does not always come from other books, either. Many times movies stir the “what if” questions far quicker than other forms of entertainment. Perhaps it is because there is an entire plot crammed into a two-hour movie, and it is a lot faster to get to the point with a movie than a book. Movies tell a story differently than books do. Books can afford to be slower-paced, but movies cannot due to time restraints. This is probably why most movie adaptions of books are very different, and that is fine by me!

Searching for inspiration as a writer can be downright grueling. It is especially frustrating when writers know where they want to go with the plot but need help with how to carry it out.

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Goandria: The Schism Part III is now available here.  It is the conclusion to The Schism series and acts as a prequel to the upcoming novel series.  Anyone who is interested in fantasy, check it out!  For a limited time use the coupon code “GD25U” upon check out.  As always, those who enjoy the book I encourage to leave a review.

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