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Jonathan Pongratz Devote time to your craft. It doesn't have to be every day, but when I was starting out, the only way I progressed was from never-ending persistence. Let your passion drive you.
Jonathan Pongratz I get inspired from a number of sources. Ambient music, tv, movies, books. Sometimes the inspiration comes to me without any of those things influencing me.
Jonathan Pongratz Sometimes when I fixate a little too much on one of my stories, I'll get writer's block. When that happens, I switch to work on something else. I have a plethora of undeveloped stories that are just aching to become a reality.

If that doesn't work, I listen to a lot of ambient music or go out and do something new.
Jonathan Pongratz My favorite part about being a writer is the bursts of inspiration you get with a new story. Thoughts and images will just flood into your head, and it truly gives you a great rush to know that these ideas just come to you, almost magically.

Jonathan Pongratz Right now I am working on four more novellas, one of which I hope to publish in the early fall.
Jonathan Pongratz I started writing Reaper around Halloween time in 2018. I've always been greatly inspired by horror, thrillers, and suspense, and this idea started forming in my head when I was binge-watching some horror movies. Wouldn't have it any other way!

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