Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with a trick to get inspired to create.
Whether you realize it or not, you use other people’s creations to inspire you to create. And when you are struggling to come up with an idea you’re motivated enough to turn into something tangible, you often make the mistake of walking away from everything, in an attempt to clear your head.
Maybe when you’re stuck, you should instead try taking a moment to think about what, if anything, you would love to read/watch/listen to right now.
Does it exist? If so, does the thing that already exists cover all the points and move in all the directions you’re hoping it will?
If not … that’s the door to inspiration — and creation — you didn’t know you were looking for.
Pay attention to particular thoughts like these:
I wish there was an article about …
I’d love to read a book about …
Why isn’t there more out there…
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