Do only write when you're inspired?

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  1. krisingreen profile image61
    krisingreenposted 7 years ago

    Do only write when you're inspired?

  2. ngwealth2you profile image58
    ngwealth2youposted 7 years ago

    Yes I always do. I have too many ideas in my head. I try to always keep a pen and pad close to hand. Thanks for asking.

  3. Phil Plasma profile image73
    Phil Plasmaposted 7 years ago

    No, I write every day, whether I'm inspired or not.

  4. whoisbid profile image71
    whoisbidposted 7 years ago

    No! I have to write all the time. Sometimes I write about things that I really hate.
    Thanks for reminding me of how terrible my life is sometimes.

  5. My Stories profile image59
    My Storiesposted 7 years ago

    I write all the time.  I write about whatever comes to mind.  I could be talking to my mother and will jot down an idea to write about.

  6. M. T. Dremer profile image92
    M. T. Dremerposted 7 years ago

    If I only wrote when I was inspired, I'd never get anything done. I would say that true inspiration comes along very rarely and the majority of writing is editing/re-writing the inspiration you had a long time ago. That's not to say one can't create new inspiration (it is possible to use a formula for generating creativity) but it's a lot of work when it doesn't just come to you.

  7. Naomi's Banner profile image77
    Naomi's Bannerposted 7 years ago

    It is easier to write when inspired but if you really want to grow as a writer you will challenge yourself and write until the inspiration comes.

  8. kohuether profile image78
    kohuetherposted 7 years ago

    For me, writer's block doesn't exist. I write every single day. In other words, I show up and I write. If I am having trouble starting, I set the timer.

    It's because of these two things, showing up and setting my timer, that I believe that "writer's block" is a total myth.

  9. Marlin 55 profile image76
    Marlin 55posted 7 years ago

    Not always. Sometimes its just work, Sometimes I have to work before I become inspired.

  10. EmpressImani profile image61
    EmpressImaniposted 7 years ago

    Interesting question.....I don't know if I feel inspired as I don't write all the time, sometimes days can go past before I put pen to paper or fingers to keyboard:) I tend to jot down ideas and then work on a couple at a time until I am happy that they are complete.

  11. WebIWeave profile image82
    WebIWeaveposted 7 years ago

    I usually keep a list of topics that I want to write about so that I can still write when I am not feeling very inspired.  I just pick a topic from the list and start writing.

  12. profile image0
    Arlene V. Pomaposted 7 years ago

    I am always looking for inspiration, but it's not the reason why I write.  I write because it brings me pure joy.

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    AMBASSADOR BUTLERposted 7 years ago

    Absolutely yes with my 3 hubs that was written in June 2010 A.D. with my 1st article: " Daily Nuggets Moment AMBASSADOR BRANDON BUTLER " My 2nd article on April 16, 2011 A.D. called: " Crossover To The Other Side Of Death. Ambassador Butler " My 3rd article on May 8, 2011 A.D. called: " Reasons Why You Do Not Want To Go To Hell. Ambassador Butler " These 3 hubs have as of June 16, 2011 A.D. ever total page views of 3049 and 460 monthly views in 12 months with an average of 1016 views per hub which is awesome. There will be no more divine inspiration writing from me because I have written all that GOD wanted me to write on hubpages for humanity. It is finish and I will continue to answer questions on hubpages. The greatest article on the earth is called: " Daily Nuggets Moment AMBASSADOR BRANDON BUTLER " I now have free time to watch the greatest show and boxing match of all time with the atheist and our so called myth GOD.

  14. fiveup profile image63
    fiveupposted 7 years ago

    yes!most of the time. But sometimes things that keep me thinking all night and I can't sleep.

  15. myi4u profile image60
    myi4uposted 7 years ago

    yeah ... most of the time, maybe all the time! It's no use trying to write with no leads or ideas. It's better write when inpsired rather than sitting in front of the computer trying to think of what to write!

 
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