At Times Of Inspiration

What do you do when inspiration starts flowing at the most inconvenient hour of the day? Are you ready for it?

I don’t know about you but I tend to get the best ideas while I’m doing the dishes 🙄 or when I’m walking the dogs. These are times, of course, when I’m not sitting at the computer to write.

A few years ago I was naive enough to believe that the thoughts would come back as soon as I sit down and start writing. I’ve learned my lesson the hard way. Not only did I miss to write down my ideas immediately but I also didn’t write them by hand. About fifteen years back I’ve had a small collection of short stories on my laptop which quit working from one moment to another without a single word being saved to a memory device before 😯

One of my best tools are a plain notebook and a pencil and a small bag to take them along wherever I’m going 😉

When, where and how do you usually get inspired? Do you keep a notebook, perhaps even two or three or more, close by to jot down ideas when they pop into your head?

About Mirjam

Mirjam, a helpmate, homemaker, mom, and writer, was born and raised in Germany but is now living in the Sunny South East of Ireland. Mirjam loves to read, talk and write about her Christian faith, homemaking, home education, music, and dog training.
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