These boards remind me that I am creative and urge me to get words on paper.
When I find discover gems perfect for my current work-in-progress they go onto
|Come Home to Comfort board|
Extra bits find their way into binders
For those times when words refuse to flow from my fingertips, I'll pull a picture from the pile and use it as a writing prompt or in conjunction with a writing exercise from one of the creativity books on my shelf. Writing by hand feels most natural to me, at least for first drafts.
And if that doesn't work, I'll take a time out, find a chocolate bar, and rearrange some blocks.
Or go play on Pinterest where I have boards for heroes, heroines, kid characters, or characters in general, and my wip. I was a little late coming to the Pinterest party, but I find it so relaxing and, well, inspiring. A virtual version of snipping and clipping from magazines. Who knew Pinterest could be so addictive?
How about you? What inspires you?