Inspiration

I do not think of myself as an artist.  I am not very fond of the stereotype that is an artist.  I suck at drawing, but I have written songs and books, so I guess my paintbrush is a pen or a keyboard.  In any case, good ideas are hard to come by and even more difficult to implement.  In my case, I created a world that my stories live in.  Once that moment of inspiration has left, it can be very difficult to get the idea into a solid form that makes any sense.  I guess that is why they call it writer’s block.

But just as things seem to go nowhere, inspiration can strike in the most unlikely of places.  These inspirations can cause the story to go into a completely new direction.  It could be good or bad, change can work in the favor of the story.  I have had many strikes of inspiration lately.  Some of the inspiration has come from positive events while others have come from negative events.  Either way, my story, both in books and real life, becomes stronger.  What I thought might happen doesn’t.  Where my life goes, like my story, is still up in the air.