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Where do you find inspiration for your writing?

  1. studentsage profile image61
    studentsageposted 5 years ago

    Where do you find inspiration for your writing?

    I'm a young writer, so I tend to get inspiration from school or what I see on TV or from the few substantial things I've read. What, in your opinion, are the most influential things to get inspired by?

  2. SarahLinny profile image88
    SarahLinnyposted 5 years ago

    I usually get inspired by listening to people talk in real life. They say things that have a natural music to them, and I write down their sentences and follow where it takes me.

  3. multiculturalsoul profile image82
    multiculturalsoulposted 5 years ago

    Daily life. I try to sponge up everything around me--sights, sounds, smells, voices, actions. I do not look at TV (unless a 48 Hours Mystery is on), and I try to listen more than speak--which is tough since I'm an English teacher by trade. After I sponge it all up, I squeeze it all out at the end of the day. Much of what I've published is based on ordinary people doing and saying ordinary things. It's my job, then, to make the ordinary extraordinary.

  4. HattieMattieMae profile image61
    HattieMattieMaeposted 5 years ago

    Just about every where I look, walk, and go in life. Every day scenes, down town, work, home, nature, animals, books, music, movies, images.

  5. juliet fleurie profile image53
    juliet fleurieposted 5 years ago

    Hello there young writer.  I am from Suffolk in the Uk and I only joined the Hubpages yesterday.  I can honestly say that my experiences in life inspire me the most and also the desire to take an interest in almost anything.

    I have to say that this can get a little distracting at times but allow me to give you an example, it can be about absolutely anything so here goes.....

    PEAS - think about their colour, their texture, their smell - think about your own childhood shelling them and what was happening in your life.  Think about the smells, tastes and what you could see and how it felt.  Think about where peas come from, where they grow, their history, how to eat peas? types of peas,fresh peas, tinned peas, frozen peas. How much work goes into farming them or even growing them at home. Then you can start thinking about stories with peas such as the fairytale - 'The Princess and the Pea',and why somebody wrote that?? I hope this makes sense to you.  Just question everything and explore.  Good luck!

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    mayank786posted 5 years ago

    i get inspiration for my writing through blogs articles and interesting books. when i read articles or books or blogs i always think that if they were writing such a great thing then i am also capable of writing some interesting and thoughtful stuffs. so i started writing and enjoy and make me feel proud.
    Thank you:)

  7. binishnayar profile image53
    binishnayarposted 5 years ago

    I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL WRITER OR SOMETHING WHICH YOU CALL , BUT I DO HAVE A HABIT OF RECORDING THINGS IN BLACK AND WHITE WHICH IS SEEN AROUND ME AND DISTURBS MY MINDS HEAVILY.WELL IF I AM ASKED WHAT IS MY INSPIRATION TO WRITE I COULD SAY THE WORLD AROUND ME IS MY HIGHEST INSPIRATION

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    VeronicaInspiresposted 5 years ago

    There's a spiritual element to my writing, so when I feel moved or convicted, I write.

    Apart from that, I write NOT only about the things that interest me, but what I think will help or interest others. Since people are always dealing with something, that alone provides TONS of inspiration and ideas!

 
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