What are some things that inspire you to write?

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  1. Sam Dolloff profile image60
    Sam Dolloffposted 11 years ago

    What are some things that inspire you to write?

    I have read so many interesting Hubs here and I am just wondering where some of you get your inspiration from.  Does it come to you at night while going to bed?  From something you read?  Please share your thoughts smile thanks!

  2. R.S. Hutchinson profile image74
    R.S. Hutchinsonposted 11 years ago

    Usually music sparks a memory of forgotten lore that splashes words to the front of my eyes blinding me with inspiration.

    Also reading 19th century poems always makes me realize how inept I really am at writing but inspires me to try.

  3. delmer47 profile image59
    delmer47posted 11 years ago

    For me, its my life life experiences, or things I think people might find interesting, things that might spark a discussion.

  4. Elizabeth Hayl profile image60
    Elizabeth Haylposted 11 years ago

    This isn't exactly conventional, but I think movies are very inspiring.  I like to watch them and really get into the characters' heads, then elaborate on some of those emotions in my stories. 

    Movies also visualize a lot of things--namely fighting scenes, settings, etc; this helps me with writing and provides entertainment as well!

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    AlienWednesdayposted 11 years ago

    Life experience or just stuff I love to do anyway so why not bring everyone to my dark side.

  6. mottiandbander profile image60
    mottiandbanderposted 11 years ago

    YES my life and when ever i have no option to do anything,When ever there is no one to listen to me....i wrote a lot.....

    And after sometime i feel better...

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    Old Empresarioposted 11 years ago

    I get my ideas from things I read. I probably have maybe two original ideas from my own mental quarry.

  8. freecampingaussie profile image63
    freecampingaussieposted 11 years ago


    For me it could be while swimming , biking, swallowing a fly ( see my hub !! ) while peeling potatoes ideas come into my head .
    If I try think too hard for a subject it doesn't work as well . As we travel I come across new ideas as well.

  9. Megan Coxe profile image68
    Megan Coxeposted 11 years ago

    Oh life, when i have time to reflect on it. Often we are so busy that inspiration whizzes by us without the time to catch it. Adventures, friends, love, or even just a good book or song. If I canĀ“t think of things to write, I move to a different location, try to take my mind off that particular thing for a while, spend time with friends, play music, or just write a whole bunch of words that I know I would never publish until something decent starts coming out! What about your own inspiration?

  10. The Blagsmith profile image73
    The Blagsmithposted 11 years ago

    Most and above all is the hubs I write about my personal experiences of being a single parent bringing up our two young boys.

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    A.CreativeThinkerposted 11 years ago

    Inspiration can come from anywhere and almost anything in life. I can be inspired a lot by life events or sometimes by something I read or see. If you like to write about
    something that you know, it is easy to come up with topics in that area.

    I hope that this helps.  smile

  12. wildpaints profile image59
    wildpaintsposted 11 years ago

    Animals have  always been an inspiration for me. They are peaceful, content, they know who they are and what they are supposed to do.   I love them!  I paint them!  I follow causes about them!  And now I write about them too!  Thanks for letting me share!

  13. FloBe profile image68
    FloBeposted 11 years ago

    I am inspired by the things that have had the greatest impact on my life or what I am learning myself at the moment. As I seek to find answers to my inner questions, I find answers and the inspiration to share these thoughts with others. The times when I don't write are when I don't trust that this inspiration will matter to anyone else.

  14. seowriterforlaw profile image56
    seowriterforlawposted 11 years ago

    The things that inspires me to write are the experiences that I have encountered everyday, the books that I have read and the places that have explored.

  15. Hunbbel Meer profile image79
    Hunbbel Meerposted 11 years ago

    I think all the inspirations come automatically when you open your minds and observe those little things happening all around you. My brother is a graphic designer, when he looks at the watch, he rarely sees the time, he rather sees the art in that clock.

    This is what we are supposed to do. We have to have a writer's eye and you will find as many ideas that you cannot even write in a given time, as it is happening to me right now tongue

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    Saugasfinestposted 11 years ago

    Anything that can move you, inspire you, that sparks passion in you, or you feel strongly about i find tends to be the times my writing is at its best!


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