There seems to be a large amount of time that I spend thinking about writing while I’m in the car, in the shower and otherwise doing mind-numbing things that don’t require a lot of thought.
It is almost a meditative state at times that I come to great writing ideas. Even when I’m in the middle of writing, I find that I enter what I call the Writing Zone. I may not write well but my focus is absolute. The world fades away and my hands just channel the story in my head. Words flowing to make a new chapter or even a new paragraph sends a thrill through me. When I’m done, I long for those times to be back.
Maybe those are the only times I experience true inspiration. I miss these moments when they’re gone and I wish I knew of a way to replicate them whenever I write.
Someday maybe. Somehow.