Inspired creators create. Creators lacking inspiration slump and whine.

Most creative souls will be familiar with a drought of ideas and energy, that pitiful scratch and juggle of stale thoughts and ideas as we claw after inspiration. We can sit and stare at our screens, pages, pens, canvases, clay, pianos or whatever other medium we are trying to wring a project out of and whine, or… we can grab inspiration by the horns and take a wild, unexpected ride. Who knows where we might end up?

One of my favourite tools for kick-starting inspiration from a drought of creative energy…

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Nicole writes short stories and novel length speculative fiction and a weekly blog or

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