It has been easy to think creatively for client work, but inspiration for my own projects has been sparse lately. There are ideas... Few that truly excite me.
Excitement and inspiration are musts for great creative writing results, whether its a song, a novel, or copy for an ad. But I don't think that giving in to what basically amounts to "writer's block" helps anything, either. So here I am, powering through on the first Monday of 2013 with a post chalk-full of inspirational quotes with the hopes that I can stir up a little inspiration within myself and others.
Read on for 13 quotes about Inspiration.
"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." ~ Jack London
"Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries." ~ Patty Duke
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
"Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance." ~ Jean Anouilh
"Change your thoughts and you change your world." ~ Norman Vincent Peale
"Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it." ~ Madeleine L'Engle
"Think with your whole body." ~ Taisen Deshimaru
"The moment of inspiration can come from memory, or language, or the imagination, or experience - anything that makes an impression forcibly enough for language to form." ~ Carol Ann Duffy
"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!" ~ Audrey Hepburn
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." ~ Thomas A. Edison
"It is always the simple that produces the marvelous." ~ Amelia Barr
"A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all." ~ Rita Mae Brown
"The power of imagination makes us infinite." ~ John Muir